Azimganj Palace

An aristocrat and royal place, where you can spend a delightful luxurious weekend
Azimgunj Palace an Ancestral Home of Dudhoria Family is a Combination of Heritage & Culture

 

Let us introduce you to a royal architectural work on the bank of Bhagirathi river. A priceless stay where heritage mingles with culture. Azimganj Palace located in Nawad’s District Azimganj, Murshidabad is a fresh delight for a trip. Azimganj Palace is a more than 300 year old zamindar bari portraying French, Greek and Roman architecture. The palace still holds Sheesh Mahal, Library, Music Room, Durbar Hall, Janana Chowk, Gaddi Ghar, Halwai Khana, Gulabi Chawara amongst other parts. The place itself is a piece of the saga, keeping a footstep at the threshold will take back to the era of royalty and aristocracy.

Accommodation

15 amply decorated suites of three types – Heritage, Royal Heritage and Maharaja Types are available there with all modern amenities.

Check-In 11.30-12.00 noon
Check-Out 10.00- 10.30a.m
Outdoor Activities
Heritage Walk The well-known Azimgunj Heritage walk will aid you in unfolding its history.
“Sheherwali” Cuisine Bari Kothi offers a sumptuous Bari Kothi Special breakfast on the bank of River Ganges. The flavor of their local “Sheherwali” an exclusive vegetarian cuisine is mouthwatering among which amazing lunch on the boat and Five Course Dinner at Darbar Hall you can’t afford to miss.
Cultural Activities Every evening they arrange cultural events to amuse the visitors by showing introductory movies on the district, regional cultural programs, a musical event that includes their renowned Sufi and Qawali.
Boat Ride Boat Ride on River Ganges to visit temples of Terracotta, Panch Mukhi Shiva temples.
Textile Tour Though Shantiniketan and Bishnupur is tourist first preference regarding handwork and weaving a visit to Tantipara and Islampore will definitely give your notion an emotional jerk.

 

 

Nearby Attractions of Azimganj Palace
Hazarduari Palace The Hazarduari Palace is a must-visit place of Murshidabad. It was built in the1830s by the Nawab Nazim Humayunja and had some thousand doors.
Imambara Opposite the Hazarduari Palace is the famous white mosque Imambara.
Katra Masjid Katra Masjid was built on the orders of Murshid Quli Khan, the first Nawab of Bengal. This is where he spent in the last few years of his life. He had his grave entombed here underneath the stairs at the entrance of the mosque.
Kasimbazar Rajbari Kasimbazar Rajbar is another instance of palace architecture constructed in a copy of European style.
Kathgola Palace  A typically Jain style Temple mixed with some elements of the Bangla Architectural design with a beautiful garden is a popular tourist spot.
Motijheel
A beautiful horseshoe-shaped lake was excavated by Nawazesh Mohammad, the husband of the famous Ghasseti Begum. Now it’s under West Bengal Tourism is known as Motijheel Park with amusement like Toy-train, Boating, See-saw etc.
Khosbagh Khosbagh cemetery is located on the western side of the river Bhagirathi. There are more or less 35 burials of ancestors and family members of Nawab Sirajuddaula, including those of Alibardi Khan, his own, his wife and two of his three daughters.

 

Best Time To Visit Azimganj

The time between October to March is the most favorable time to visit this possession as the prevailing weather is co-operative to enjoy the vacation.

Transportation
Air Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is nearest to Azimganj. It will take nearly a 6 hours drive to reach the place from airport
Railway If you feel like availing a train, there are 61 trains, from Howrah. It takes nearly 4 hours to reach Azimganj from Howrah.

 

Roadway Driving for 6 hours (approx.) through the National and State highway will bring you to your destination.

 

Pocket Pinch

Heritage Suite : Double Occupancy INR 15,125 + 18% GST (All meal plan)

Single Occupancy INR 12,705 + 18%GST (All meal plan)

Royal Heritage Suite : Double Occupancy INR 16, 940 + 18%GST (All meal plan)

Single Occupancy INR 14,520 + 18% GST (All meal plan)

Maharaja Heritage Suite : Double Occupancy INR 19,360 + 18%GST (All meal plan)

Single Occupancy INR 16, 940 + 18% GST (All meal plan)

 

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