The Nasipur Palace was built by Kirti Chand, a descendent of Debi Singh. Debi Sing, who settled here from Punjab, was a tax collector in the early days of the East India Company. Within the palace compound is the Ramachandra Temple, one of the largest temples in the district. Adjacent is the palatial temple of Lakshmi-Narayana, famous for its Jhulanjatra celebrations. The main building of the Raj Bari , which is a two storied house with a grand flight of stairs, has an imposing facade.
The present Raj Bari was constructed by Raja Keertichand Bahadur. The founder of the family, namely, Debi Singh of history, settled in a village near the railway station of Bokhara, where his Thakur Bari still exists.
work by Nawab Sarafraz Khan. Though not well publicised, it is worth seeing
for its unique architectural style.
Footi Mosque is an unfinished work by Nawab Sarafraz Khan. Though not well publicised, it is worth seeing for its unique architectural style.About three quarters of a mile to the east of the Hazarduari Palace, at Kumrapore, is the Footi Masjid. It is said to have been built by Sarafraj Khan in a single night.
is about one km South of Lalbagh. This beautiful horseshoe shaped lake was
excavated by Nawazesh Mohammad, the husband of the famous Ghasseti Begum. In
the palace adjoining it (now in ruins) Lord Clive celebrated the acquisition
of the Dewani of
Sube Bangla (Bengal, Bihar & Orissa) in 1765. Moti Jheel was the home of
Warren Hastings when he became the Political President at the Durbar of the
Nawab Nazim ( 1771 - 73 AD ). Sir John Shore, afterwards Lord Teinmouth,
also lived here. Moti Jheel is also known as the "Company Bagh",
the fact of it having been in the occupation of the East India Company. The
only old building existing is the Mosque of Shahamat Jang
|NIMAK HARAM DEORI (The Traitorís Gate)|
The Nimak Haram Deori or the Traitor's Gate is the main gate of Jafraganj Palace of Mir-Zafar.It is one Km North of Hazarduari. Within this palace was killed Nawab Siraj-ud-Doula in an act of great betrayal. On the other side of the road are the cemeteries of Mir-Zafar and his descendents.