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Motijhil - Things to Know Before Visiting

Motijhil, Lalbagh, Murshidabad, West Bengal 742149

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About Motijhil

Motijhil, also referred to as Company Bagh because of its affiliation with the East India Company, is a horse-shoe formed lake in Murshidabad, created by Nawazish Muhammad Khan, He also constructed a precious palatial palace beside this lake. A beautiful garden and the precious marbles are the other specialties. Motijhil literally means Pearl lake.

Attractions Near Motijhil

JAHAN KOSHA CANNON2.23km from Motijhil

Jahan Kosha Cannon is a great gun literally means the" Destroyer of the World". It is placed in the Nawab's Artillery Park and the entrance gate of the old capital of Bengal. The cannon is more than 7 tons in weight. It is 17 feet and 6 inches in length and 3 feet in width.

Katra Masjid
Katra Masjid2.79km from Motijhil

One of the oldest double storied mosque built by Nawab Murshid Quli Khan in 1723. The mosque had four minarets out of which two were destroyed. A winding staircase takes you to the top of the minaret from where one gets a spectacular view of the surroundings. It is now maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Hazarduari Palace
Hazarduari Palace3.18km from Motijhil

Earlier known as Bara Kothi located in the campus of Kila Nizamat in Murshidabad. In 1985, the palace was handed over to the Archaeological Survey of India for better preservation. It was the most conspicuous building,architectural wonder and the most visited place in Murshidabad.

Madina Masjid
Madina Masjid3.32km from Motijhil

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.

Nizamat Imambara
Nizamat Imambara3.42km from Motijhil

Nizamat Imambara is a Shia Muslim congregation hall in Murshidabad built in 1847 AD by Nawab Mansur Ali Khan. It is a very important historical and religious monument built by Nawab Mansur Ali Khan. This Imambara is the largest one in India and Bengal.

Tarapith Temple
Tarapith Temple49.59km from Motijhil

An ancient temple located on the banks of the Dwarka River. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths in India. Historically important temple and is an architectural wonder full of mysteries and exciting facts which make it a must-visit.

Where is Motijhil

Discover More Attractions in Murshidabad, Where Motijhil Is Located

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This is a densely populated district and the ninth most populous in India. The name ‘Murshidabad’ comes from the place known as “Muksudabad. It has a great significance in Indian History