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Murshidabad,West Bengal
MURSHIDABAD, the last capital city of independent Bengal was named after Nawab Murshid Quli Khan, the Dewan of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. It is situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi. A city of splendors & famous for its silk, was made capital of Bengal in 1717. The British shifted the capital to Kolkata in 1773. Plassey, where the historic battle was fought in 1757 between Nawab Siraj-Ud-Daula... more>>
Cooch Behar prominent tourist spot,
"Koch Behar" or Cooch Behar derives its name from the traditional belief that the "Koch" kings of Bihar travelled or roamed through the land. Cooch Behar district is positioned towards the north-east corner of West Bengal in India. It is surrounded by Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal in the north and Assam in the east. Bangladesh occupies the southern binding of the district. Once enjoying mo... more>>
Howrah Bridge,West Bengal
Howrah or Haora is an industrial city and a municipal corporation in the Howrah district of West Bengal. Howrah is located on the west bank of the Hooghly River. It is a twin city of Kolkata; the two cities are connected by the Howrah Bridge (also known as Rabindra Setu), the Vidyasagar Setu (also known as the second Hooghly Bridge) and ferry services between various jetties in the two cities. ... more>>
Bishnupur is a town in the Bankura District of West Bengal about 132 km from Kolkata. It is famou... more>>
Digha is West Bengal's most popular sea resort. It is located 187 KM south west of Kolkata. Digh...more>>
Shantiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum District of West Bengal and about 212 k...more>>