Cooch Behar Palace

Cooch Behar Palace is the one of the most visiting place in West Bengal. It is define the tremendous architecture and royalty of History. Now it becomes a museum which has imported paintings, clay models, Photoshophs of royalty etc.

Location

Cooch Behar Palace is situated in Cooch Behar city of Easter state West Bengal.

History

Cooch Behar Palace was built during the reign of Maharaja Nripendra Narayan. It was designed on the model of Buckingham Palace in Landon in 1887, Most of the thing is designed wonderfully and brilliant architecture used by them.

Architecture

In this Palace use best ornaments which are attract to visitors. The arched corridors and ornamental portals seem to stretch on for ever. A part of it is now a museum, showcasing imported oil painting and chandeliers, sepia tinted photographs of royalty, antiquities such as hoe, arrows, terracotta figurines, clay models of cow with calf and much more unearthed from Gosanimari, where the old capital of the Koch kings was located. A tribal gallery shows glimpse of the lifestyles of lifestyles of Cooch Behar’s indigenous people.

Best time to Visit

The best months October and March for visit there.

How to Reach

By Air- the nearest airport is Paro Airport, which is 123 Kms away from Cooch Behar Palace.

By Rail- New Cooch Behar Railway Station (4 kms) is nearest from palace.

By Road- from Siliguri, available regular basis buses for Cooch Behar Palace.

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