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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 a really peaceful setting. Be careful though as the road leading to the ruins gets... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 large outlook tower (probably) called the Firoz Minar, a large partially ruined mosque, several smaller... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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 a few kilometers of area dotted with Mango plantations. You need to hire a cab... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 close to one another, but actually starts the ruine trail at Adina (north of Malda)... More 

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