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Travel Guide to Murshidabad, a place replete with rich history

Nizamat Imambara Murshidabad

Murshidabad is a land of rich heritage located in the north-central part of the district of West Bengal. Being the seat of power in Eastern India during Nawabi era, Murshidabad holds invaluable heritage. The major historical landmarks are Hazarduari Palace, Katra Masjid, Kathgola Gardens and so on.

Historical Murshidabad

Katra Masjid Murshidabad

Katra Masjid was built in 1724 as a tomb of Murshid Quli Khan, after whom Murshidabad is named; his body is said to be buried under the stairs of the entrance of the mosque. The mosque had four seventy feet tall octagonal minarets with holes which used to hold weapons, out of which two are still remaining. It is said that around two thousand people could pray together at the mosque...

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