Location & description
Murshidabad is a city in the Murshidabad district which is a land of rich heritage located in the north-central part of West Bengal. Being the seat of power in Eastern India during Nawabi era, Murshidabad holds monuments of rich heritage.
The major historical landmarks are Hazarduari Palace, Nizamat Imambara, Katra Masjid, Kathgola Gardens and so on.
Apart from its historical monuments replete with rich hertage, Murshidabad is also famous for its specialty of varieties of mangoes from numerous old mango groves.
The city of Murshidabad is located on the banks of the river Bhagirathi, a large distributary of the Ganges River. Bhagirathi is a wide and important river adding special cool flavors to the hot surrounding regions.
One should stay for a day or two to enjoy the richness of Murshidabad.