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Koch Bihar: History, Geography, Tourism, Map

Kochbihar is one of the oldest towns of West Bengal lying in the northeastern part of the state. To the east of Kochbihar flows the river Torsha. Kochbihar is a major agricultural center as well as one of the historical tourist destinations of the state. The town of Kochbihar is well connected with Kolkata and the other cities by road, railway and also by air.

The scattered forests are the homes for animals like tigers, rhinoceros, bisons etc. These are the added attraction which allures tourists to visit Kochbihar. The palace of the kings of Kochbihar is one of the major attractions of Kochbihar.

The Kochbihar Museum harbors an amazing collection of objects related to the rich history, culture and tradition of the place. It is a huge museum showcasing the historical objects in seven galleries. The first gallery is known as the Durbar Hall, which is now the main gallery of the museum displaying the paintings of the royal family of Kochbihar. Apart from the paintings it also displays terracotta artifacts of those times. The other galleries display a wide array of royal accessories, musical instruments, masks and sculptures that are precious. There are several masterpieces in the collection. The stone carvings belonging to the 12th century are exhibited here. The currency and the iron dyes used for making coins also form a part of the exhibits.

Kochbihar has become one of the primary tourist destinations of West Bengal upholding the colorful history of the state.

Map of Koch Bihar(Cooch Behar)

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