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Murshidabad Travel Guide

Murshidabad tour is definitely for history buffs who want to get acquainted with the last days of the Mughal rule in India before it became part of the British Empire. Murshidabad was established by Nawab Murshid Quli Khan and was once the last capital of independent Bengal. Murshidabad is filled with many beautiful 18th century monuments. Impressed, Lord Clive once called Murshidabad the eastern equivalent of London. No doubt he was impressed by the several palaces and over 700 mosques in Murshidabad at that point in time.

Murshidabad's enduring traditions are sure to capture your fancy. You will definitely come away more knowledgeable about Indian history.

The city of Murshidabad is famous for its several palaces, mosques, tombs, gardens, raw silk and silk products, and of course for producing delicious mangoes and litchi. Too much for a small town!


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