Murshidabad Travel Guide

Seek blessings of Mata Vaishno Devi and make the most of your vacations. Travel to this divine destination and feel the energy reverberate. Vaishno Devi is one of the most popular shrines in North India. Plan a trip with your family or friends.

Seek blessings of Mata Vaishno Devi and make the most of your vacations. Travel to this divine destination and feel the energy reverberate. Vaishno Devi is one of the most popular shrines in North India. Plan a trip with your family or friends.

  • Population

    199 million

  • Top Sites

    Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden

  • Temprature


    10°C to 30°C
    Summer
    (April to June)
    Around 35°C
    Monsoon
    (July to Sep)
    10°C to 15°C
    Winter
    (Oct to Feb)
  • A land of Historical Relics & Modern Believes

  • Murshidabad is a town in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal state in India. Situated on the eastern bank of River Bhagirathi, Murshidabad was once the capital of a large province, Sube Bangla that combined Bangla, Bihar and Odisha. The city was named after Nawab Murshid Quli Khan, the Dewan of the province. A city of the bygone era is still popular on tourist maps for its splendors and is also very famous for its silk. Before British shifted West Bengal’s capital to Kolkata in 1773, Mushidabad was the capital. From the Nawabs of the pre-British era to the Brit Lords from England, Murshidabad has experienced power game over decades and has been a seat fro power for long.

  • Murshidabad is a small yet splendidly touristy town in West Bengal that combines the beauty of the past with the beliefs of the present. Categorizing the place as a pilgrimage / religious town or even as a historical monument city will limit its grandiosity and restrict its magnificence. This is a place best explored in person than read or seen virtually. A jaunt through a beautiful and ancient time-lapsed city that renders a sense of peace and awe, is this small town Murshidabad.

  • Dotted with innumerable relics of the past that narrate stories of chivalry, Murshidabad is a delight for any history aficionado. As rightly said, this town is best experienced in person than read or virtually seen. When here, one will find an unending list of places to see and experience. Some such are Hazar Duari Palace A palace of 1000 doors with typical European style of architecture; Bara Imambara The mosque here is called Madina as real soil from Madina was used to build it.; Nasipur Palace with temples, Ashram, cannons & more.; Jafarganj Cemetery in the ruined palace of Mir Jafar.; Moti jheel, a beautiful horseshoe shaped lake made by Nawazesh Mohammad, the husband of Ghasseti Begum.; Kath-gola The palace garden and famous Adinath Temple built in 1873, with a typically Jain style of ornamentation; Khosh Bag garden the cemetery of Siraj-Ud-Daula and his other family members.; Jahan Kosha Cannon the biggest and strongest cannon of that time. Others relics of the past include beautiful religious shrines like the Katra Masjid and Radhamadhab Mandir.

  • Apart from history and stories of power & chivalry, Murshidabad is more known for its Baluchari Silk Sarees with silk brocaded designs. Also the Murshidabadi Silk sarees, Shola art, brass articles, copper items and Kansha items are very popular here.