Coochbehar Palace Visit Information – Cooch Behar City

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Coochbehar Palace Museum, Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India, Coochbehar Royal Palace, Coochbehar Town, Coochbehar Town, Coochbehar, West Bengal, India 736101
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The Coochbehar Palace, Coochbehar / Kochbihar

Maharaja Nripendra Narayan (1863 – 1911)

The construction of a prosperous Palace at the heart of the town of Coochbehar for the royal family was taken during the reign of Maharaja Nripendra Narayan (year 1887). The construction work had a history of arrangement. Proper Information regarding Coochbehar Palace visit is necessary. The place Coochbehar Cooch Behar and Kochbihar and even Kamatapur is same.

In 1881 Major Mant’s design in the Indo – Saracenic style having been abandoned in favour of a new design by Mr. Martin in the Italian style and the services of Messer. Cane and Robins having been dispensed with the contract for the whole Palace was given to Messrs.  Marlier and Edwards of Calcutta, who commenced actual work in January 1881, having been spent a good deal of time in making preliminary arrangements.

In 1885 – 86 the ornamental lake was taken in hand and nearly finished during the year.

In 1886 the north and west wings were quite completed and became fit for the occupation of Maharaja and his family.

The magnificent royal palace of Cooch Behar with its artistic beauty attracted the tourist from all over the world. It bears the symbol of power and grandeur of this small Princely State situating furthest corner of India. The palace is now declared as a Heritage building and is under the supervision of the Archeological Survey of India.

Built of Coochbehar Palace / Coochbehar Rajbari gate and fence

By Maharaja Raj Rajendra Narayan (1911-1913)

The actual provision for construction of gate and fence was Rs. 1910, which was raised to Rs. 2,581 in the revised budget. The expenditure incurred during the year was Rs. 2217 while the total expenditure incurred under this head went up to the end of the year of 1912 was Rs. 19956. The bricks for the construction of the Royal Palace gates were collected from the Bindhachal Stone and Trading Co., and the value thereof adjusted. Maharaja has directed that these figures should be erected on two new masonry platforms in the palace compound instead of on the two gate pillars.

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Coochbehar Royal Palace visit Information

Visiting Timings

Monday to Sunday 10 AM to 5PM

Friday – Closed

Entry Fee – Rs. 20/ (may be changed time to time)

Tour Planning to  Cooch Behar (Earlier Cooch Behar State)

By Flight –
By Train –

From Delhi to New Coochbehar (NCB)–

  1. 12424 NEW DELHI – DIBRUGARG TOWN Rajdhani Express
  2. 15657 OLD DELHI – KAMAKHYA Brahmaputra Express
  3. 20506 NEW DELHI – DIBRUGARH Rajdhani Express
  4. 12506 ANAND VIHAR T – KAMAKHYA North East SF Exp
  5. 15484 OLD DELHI – ALIPUR DUAR Sikkim Mahananda Express
  6. 15910 LALGARH – DIBRUGARH Avadh Assam Express
  7. 22412 ANAND VIHAR T – NAHARLAGUN Arunachal AC SF Express

From Kolkata to New Coochbehar

  1. 13147 KOLKATA SEALDAH – BAMANHAT Uttar Banga Express
  2. 13149 SEALDAH – ALIPUR DUAR Kanchan Kanya Exp
  3. 12377 SEALDAH – NEW ALIPURDUAR Padatik SF Express
  4. 13175 SEALDAH – SILCHAR Kanchanjunga Exp
  5. 15959 HOWRAH – DIBRUGARH Kamrup Express
  6. 13141 SEALDAH – NEW ALIPURDUAR Teesta Torsa Exp
  7. 12345 HOWRAH – GUWAHATI Saraighat SF Express

From Bangalore City to New Coochbehar

  1. 12509 SMVT BENGALURU – GUWAHATI SF Express

From Chennai Central to New Coochbehar

  1. 12507 TRIVANDRUM CENTRAL – SILCHAR SF Express

From Mumbai Central to New Coochbehar

  1. 15645 MUMBAI LTT – DIBRUGARH Express

Other Trains

  1. 15904 CHANDIGARH – DIBRUGARH Express
  2. 15656 SMVD KATRA – KAMAKHYA Express

Other Places to visit near Coochbehar City

  1. Kamata Rajpat – Gosanimari, Dinhata
  2. Gorkata Mashan pat, Petla, near Gosani mari
  3. Madanmohan Thakur Bari, Coochbehar City
  4. Dangor Ai Mandir, Coochbehar City
  5. Sagardighi and Hiranyagarbha Shiva Temple, Coochbehar City
  6. Madhurpur Satra, Madhupur (temple of Vaishnav saint Shankardeb), 15km from Coochbehar City
  7. Baneshwar Shiva temple, Baneshwar
  8. Balaram Dham, Natabari
  9. Nakkati Shiva temple, Tufanganj
  10. Rasik Bil, (lake and dense forest with zoo), Tufanganj

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