Krishnagar Rajbari

Category Historic

Krishnanagar is the district headquarters situated on the bank of river Jalangi. Krishnanagar is named after Raja Krishna Chandra Rai (1728 – 1782). The Rajbari built here during the reign of Raja Krishna Chandra Rai is a prominent place of tourist attraction though the remnants of the past glory have been eroded and only a dilapidated structure of the exquisite places with carving on its inner walls exists today.

Krishnanagar was the birth place of the noted Poet, Composer and Playwright Shri. Dwijendra Lal Roy (1863 – 1913) whose contribution to Bengali Literature needs no mention. The Christian Missionaries attached much importance to Krishnanagar. The Protestant Church was built here during 1840s . The Roman Catholic Cathedral was built in 1898. The origin of famous clay models of Krishnanagar is Ghurni. The clay model artists of Ghurni have won international repute and fame for their excellence in clay modelling.

  • Krishnagar Rajbari Photo
  • Main Gate of Rajbari
  • Rajbari
  • Rajbari

How to Reach:

By Air

Near by Airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport.

By Train

Krishnanagar has its own Railway Station which is connected to the Sealdah.

By Road

Buses are also available from Kolkata.