Here are the top 15 tourist attractions to see in Murshidabad:

1. Hazarduari Palace

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1 kms
from city center
1 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

One of the most important and, perhaps the most significant tourist attractions of Murshidabad, this sprawling palace has been built on 41 acres of land.

2. Nizmat Imbambara

Must visit 3.3 /5

1 kms
from city center
2 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

On the northern side of the palace lies The Nizamat Imambara, built in 1847 AD by Nawab Nazim Mansoor Ali Khan Feradun Jah, son of Humayun Jah. The stunning mosque was built after the Imambara built by Siraj-ud-Doula got burnt down in a fire.

3. Shopping in Murshidabad

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1 kms
from city center
3 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

Murshidabad is particularly famous for it's handicrafts (ivory and wood). Also another thriving industry is the silk Industry. Sarees from Murshidabad are sold all over the country.

4. Footi Mosque

3.0 /5

1 kms
from city center
4 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

Footi mosque was started by Nawab Sarfaraz Khan. It is located towards the east of the Hazarduari Palace, at Kumrapore. The mosque is believed to be the brainchild of Sarfaraz Khan alone.

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5. Wasif Manzil

3.0 /5

0 kms
from city center
5 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

This Palace was built by Nawab Wasif Ali Mirza Khan, Nawab of Murshidabad. Located at the south end of Hazarduari Palace, it is touted as the 'new palace' because it was built much later.

6. Moti Jheel

3.0 /5

2 kms
from city center
6 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

Motijheel used to comprise of a palace and a beautiful lake. The lake still survives, while the palace perished. Motijheel is one of the few places that reflects both Indian and British history.

7. Madina

3.5 /5

1 kms
from city center
7 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

Madina is a small mosque between the Palace and the Imambara. It is one of the most sacred Muslim places in Bengal. Made to replicate Hazrat Muhammad's tomb at Madina, the original mosque's foundation had soil from Mecca, before it got destroyed in the fire. The one constructed later was built with pious soil from Karbala

8. Khosh Bagh

3.0 /5

2 kms
from city center
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places to visit in Murshidabad

The beautiful, near 8 acre, garden area is actually a cemetery. It has the grave of Nawab Alivardi Khan along with Alivardi's Mother, Siraj-ud-Doula, his wife Lutfannesha and other members of the Nawab family.

9. Belampore Market

3.0 /5

9 kms
from city center
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places to visit in Murshidabad

Murshidabad Silk Kora Sarees are a very popular variety of sarees. With its origin in Murshidabad, these sarees are famous for their intricate designs and pattern works.

10. Murshidabad District Museum

3.0 /5

7 kms
from city center
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places to visit in Murshidabad

Started in 1965, the museum took almost 20 years to complete and finally started operations in 1985. Built on the land donated by Late Rai Bahadur Surendra Narayan Singha of Jiaganj, the museum showcases largely his personal collections.

11. KathGola

3.0 /5

3 kms
from city center
11 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

Located a few kilometers off Murshidabad, this palace complex, built originally to entertain European and Muslim guests during trade visits, is a marvel of its own.

12. Katra Mosque

3.0 /5

2 kms
from city center
12 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

Another striking tourist spot of Murshidabad and perhaps one of the most well maintained too, Katra Mosque was built in 1724 by Murad Farash Khan, a devoted follower of Murshid Quli Khan.

13. Jafarganj Cemetery

3.0 /5

2 kms
from city center
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places to visit in Murshidabad

Located about a mile from Hazarduari Palace is the Jafarganj Complex. Mir Jafar originally built his palace in this three and a half acre land. But now the place serves as a cemetery for Mir Jafar and many family members of his.

14. Nasirpur Palace

3.0 /5

3 kms
from city center
14 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

Built by the descendants of Debi Singh, a tax collector in the early days of East India Company, Nasirpur Palace is another major tourist attraction of Murshidabad.

15. Jahan Kosha Cannon

3.0 /5

2 kms
from city center
15 out of 15
places to visit in Murshidabad

Jahan Kosha is a kilometer off Katra. Janardan Karmakar of Dhaka, a small craftsman at the time, built this imposing cannon. The 7 ton Cannon literally menas 'the Destroyer of the World'.

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