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Malda town was previously known as English Bazaar. It got that name from the English factory that was established here in 1771. From Malda, you can visit Gour and Pandua. Gour was the capital of three dynasties of ancient Bengal – The Buddhist Palas, the Hindu Senas and Muslim Nawabs. Pandua once the alternate seat of power to Gour, has the third largest concentration of Muslim monuments in Bengal. Historical Monuments include mosque Jami Masjid (1566) and landmark Nimasari tower across the river. The Malda Museum has a great collection of region's architecture and anthropological specimens.

MUST SEE IN MALDA

Dakhil Darwaza:

Dakhil Darwaza, an impressive gateway built in 1425, is an important Muslim monument. Made of small red bricks and terracotta work, this dominating structure is more than 21 m. high and 34.5 m. wide. Its four corners are topped with five-storey high towers. Once the main gateway to a fort, it opens through the embankments surrounding it. In the south-east corner of the fort, a 20-m. high wall encloses the ruins of an old palace. In the past, cannons used to be fired from here. Hence the gate also came to be known as the Salaami Darwaza.

Bada Sona Mosque:

Baroduari or Bada Sona mosque is fourteen & half kilometre to the south Malda town. A gigantic rectangular structure of brick and stone, this mosque is the largest monument in Gour. Though the name means Twelve Doors, this monument actually has eleven. The construction of this huge mosque, measuring 50.4 m. by 22.8 m., and 12 m. in height, was started...

REACH MALDA
AIR

Nearest airports are at Bagdogra and Kolkata.

RAIL

Malda is well-connected by both rail and road. It is the Divisional Headquarter of Eastern Railways Malda Division. Almost All trains bound for North Bengal and North Eastern States of India from Kolkata pass through Malda Town station. 

ROAD

From Calcutta (340 km). Raiganj 74km, Siliguri 260 km.

The town is located on National Highway 34, the North-South arterial road of West Bengal.

Bus service is available from all the mejor towns of the state.

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