One of the most important districts in the state of West Bengal, Murshidabad has a rich historical and cultural background. It is home to the historic grounds where the famous ‘Battle of Plassey’ was fought between Nawab Siraj-Ud-Daula and Robert Clive of East India Company. The district is quite popular for its mango cultivation such as Ranipasand, Begum Pasand, Shadulla, Sharanga, Kohitur and Mulayamjam. Accommodation in Murshidabad is available in terms of deluxe hotels and tourist lodges. The Murshidabad tour packages listed on the site of Indian Holiday are tastefully designed to bring you face to face with the history and heritage of Bengal.
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Ques: Where is Murshidabad located?
Ans: Murshidabad is a town in West Bengal. Murshidabad is about 205 km away from Kolkata. It is home to the historic grounds where the famous 'Battle of Plassey' was fought between Nawab Siraj-Ud-Daula and Robert Clive of East India Company.
Ques: Why Murshidabad is famous?
Ans: Murshidabad was the last capital city of Independent Bengal before British rule. It is famous for agricultural trade and silk-weaving centre. It was made the capital of Bengal in 1717. This is a beautiful town, lying just east of the Bhagirathi River.
Ques: How we can reach Murshidabad from Kolkata?
Ans: If you are planning to visit by road than you can hire taxi and cab from Kolkata. Otherwise there are train direct trains from Kolkata to Murshidabad.
Ques: Nearest Airport or Railway Station to Murshidabad?
Ans: The nearest Airport from Murshidabad is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata which is located at a distance of 210 km. There is a railway station in Murshidabad and there are direct trains available from Kolkata to Murshidabad.
Ques: What are things I can buy from Murshidabad?
Ans: Murshidabad is the best place for shopping lovers. Murshidabad is famous for silk weaves, brass, bell metal, traditional Bengali muslin and Jamdani. It is also famous for its Bengali Sweet's, if you are sweets lovers you can take famous Bengali sweets to your home for your family and friends.
Ques: What is the best time to visit Murshidabad?
Ans: Winters from October to March are the best months to visit Murshidabad. During the summers it will get too hot.
Ques: How many days require to explore Murshidabad?
Ans: If you are planning to visit Murshidabad from Kolkata than you need at least 02 days to explore this beautiful historical city. It will take 05 hours to reach Murshidabad from Kolkata, on the day of arrival you will explore Hazarduari Palace, Nizamat Imambara etc, on next day before returning to Kolkata you can explore victoria memorial, dakshineswar temple, Katra Masjid, Motijheel, Jahan Kosha, The Chawk Mosque and many more.