7 days in Murshidabad District Itinerary

7 days in Murshidabad District Itinerary

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Murshidabad
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Farakka
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Murshidabad

— 5 nights
Murshidabad is a town in Murshidabad district of West Bengal state in India. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Cossimbazar (berhampore) Palace and Old English Cemetery. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kathgola Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nizamat Imambara, make a trip to Tomb of Siraj-ud-Daulah, and find something for the whole family at Motijheel Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Murshidabad trip builder.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Murshidabad is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Farakka.

Things to do in Murshidabad

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks
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Farakka

— 1 night
Farakka is a town, with a police station and a post office, not identified in 2011 census, in Farakka CD Block in Jangipur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India.NeighbourhoodsThere are several places around Farakka, such as Farakka Barrage Township, Nabarun, Beniagram, Srimantapur, Puran Chandipur and Sahebnagar, which are in effect neighbourhoods of Farakka, but either identified as separate Census Towns/ villages or not identified separately in 2011 census.Police stationFarakka police station has jurisdiction over Farakka CD Block.CD Block HQThe headquarters of Farakka CD Block are located at Farakka.EconomyConstruction of the Farakka Barrage commenced in 1961 and it was commissioned in 1975.The 2,100 MW Farakka Super Thermal Power Station of NTPC at Nabarun was commissioned between 1986 and 2011.Farakka Port is a minor river port that handles coal imported for Farakka Super Thermal Power Station.TransportNew Farakka Junction railway station is on the Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line. On the 25th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Farrakka Barrage.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Farakka online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Murshidabad to Farakka in 2.5 hours. In December in Farakka, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Murshidabad District travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Historic Sites
Murshidabad district is a district of West Bengal, in eastern India. Situated on the left bank of the river Ganges, the district is very fertile. Covering an area of 5,341 km² (2,062 sq mi) and having a population 5.863m (according to 2001 census), it is a densely populated district and the ninth most populous in India (out of 640). Baharampur town is the headquarters of the district.The Murshidabad city, which lends its name to the district, was the seat of power of the Nawabs of Bangla. All of Bengal was once governed from this town. A few years after Nawab Siraj-ud-Daula lost to the British at the Battle of Plassey, the capital of Bengal was moved to the newly founded city of Calcutta.It borders West Bengal's Malda district to the north, Jharkhand's Sahebganj district and Pakur district to the north-west, Birbhum to the west, Bardhaman to the south-west and Nadia district due south. The international border with Bangladesh Rajshahi Division is on the east.EtymologySee also: 18th-century history of MurshidabadThe district is named after the historical town of Murshidabad, which was named after Nawab Murshid Quli Khan.

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