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Palace in Murshidabad & Berhampore


Literally meaning 'house of 1000 doors', the Hazarduari was built in very English Neoclassical style for Nawab Nazim Humayun Jah in 1829–37. Not all of its 1000 doors are real, though: some are just motifs on walls.…
Mosque in Murshidabad & Berhampore

Katra Mosque

On the east side of Murshidabad, the handsome, pink-brick Katra Mosque features two tall corner towers and multiple domes (some now fallen in). Murshidabad's founder, Murshid Quli Khan, is buried beneath the stairs …
Palace in Murshidabad & Berhampore

House of Jagat Seth

The extensive mansion of a Jain family that achieved high influence under both the nawabs and the British, the House of Jagat Seth is home to an eclectic assortment of valuables from the 18th to 20th centuries.
Gardens in Murshidabad & Berhampore

Kathgola Gardens

Within the tree-shaded Kathgola Gardens are the interesting mansion of a Jain trading family originally hailing from Murshidabad, dating back to 1873; an elegant Jain Adinath temple (1933); and a small aviary and aq…
Palace in Murshidabad & Berhampore

Nasipur Rajbari

This palace of a 19th-century tax collector for the British is in a state of quaint dilapidation. The pillared hall in front of the temple at the rear is particularly elegant.