One of the least trodden hamlet in the West Bengal, Murshidabad is a stunning offbeat tourists destination which is primarily an agriculture district with rich historical and cultural background. It has lot of tourists spots such as historical palaces, buildings, mosque, temples etc. it is basically a historical place that attracts large number of tourists every year. With a calm and satisfying climate, the historical monuments, the picturesque environment makes Murshidabad a place worth visiting. There are enough places in Murshidabad that offers to keep tourists on their toes. Literally and in reality it is the land of History. The most important charisma of the place are its magnificent scenario, vast stretches of plains, glorious forts and charming natural views. All this possessions of Murshidabad will surely raise ones eyebrow.
Places for sightseeing
There is a plethora of sightseeing in Murshidabad. These are the following places to visit in Murshidabad.
Hazarduari palace- it is the palace with thousand doors. It has a banquet hall with mirrors and circular Durbar Hall. It has an excellent architectural work and startling interiors that has been a museum now days with 1000 doors.
Katra mosque- it is few km away from the Railway station with the gorgeous building having huge domes and high minarets. It is such a beautiful place that one must visit the place.
Kathgola- it is a palace with a garden and the place is the home to the renowned Adinath Temple. That is just half a km away from this place. The temple has a rich religious and cultural heritage. It is typically decorated in Jain style that one must not forget to visit.
Wasef Manzil- it is a beautiful palace that exhibit the colonial grandeur and royal allure of the yesteryears. This stunning place has been turned to a museum now that has lots of astounding and amazing statues. The beauty of the place makes the tourists spell bound.
Nizamat Imambara- it was built by Shiraj-ud-Doula that had been destructed in fire but was again reconstructed. It is conceivably the largest Imambara in Bengal.
How to reach Murshidabad
By AIR Kolkata Airport serves the region and it is the most likely option if one is travelling by air. Kolkatas Airport is well linked with all the countries and states. Taxi or cab is available from Kolkata airport.
By TRAIN Berhampore Court is the main station of Murshidabad. There are regular train services from Kolkata and other cities of West Bengal.
By BUS There are regular bus services from Kolkata and both private and state bus is available from Kolkata and all the other parts of West Bengal.
Best time to visit Murshidabad
It has hot and humid climate in most of the time of the year. The best time to visit the place is in winter and spring- between October- April for the tourists as Murshidabad has a pleasant climate during this months.