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I found a taxi driver in Malda whose English was limited but he knew Gaur and I paid him 800Rs to... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Fess S
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Tucson, Arizona
A must visit place in WestBengal, india

A day trip from malda takes you around the old capital of undivided Bengal. The eta before the... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Sourav S
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West Bengal, India
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

I found a taxi driver in Malda whose English was limited but he knew Gaur and I paid him 800Rs to visit the site- it tooks me about 2 hours including transport to and from Malda. I believe you could go 5 ½ kilometers south...More

Thank Fess S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

A day trip from malda takes you around the old capital of undivided Bengal. The eta before the Mughals . Rich in terracotta work and classic architecture which has somehow failed the test of times

Thank Sourav S
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The ruins at Gaur have been really well excavated and theres 4 or 5 sites within a stone's throw of each other including the Qadam Mosque, the Firoz Minar tomb, Gumti gate and the old fort. Fascinating bit of history from the middle ages and...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is historic place and ruined city near Malda, its build around 1500 AD, Adina Mosque , Eklakhi Mosque , Shona Masjid, the garden. Its all about Nawab Legacy

Thank MOLOYB
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We visited this site (which the ASI calls Gour) off the Assam Bengal Navigation ship and it was the highlight of our week on the river Hooghly. The remains of what was the capital city include huge gates set in the former city wall, a...More

2  Thank culkein
Reviewed 10 February 2012

Ruins of Gaur near Malda is great exhibition of historic architecture. There are so many structures and still excavations are going on for new discoveries. It suggests the rich historic background of the area. There lies mosques, gates, victory pillars and what not spread over...More

4  Thank Souvik B
Reviewed 16 March 2010

24° 52′ 0″ N, 88° 8′ 0″ E The mighty architecture has faded to ruins, but still do have a special aura. Gaur starts in A.D. 1198. Gaur, or Gour, the old name was Lakhnauti, was known as well as Gauda. Most ruins are pretty...More

3  Thank folieske4
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