अकबरी मस्जिद, राजमहल (Akbari Masjid) – Rajmahal

Quite close to the Sanghi Dalan is the Akbari Mosque, built in 1556, it is one of the oldest mosque of India built during Akbar period. It is believed that first namaz was offered here by Great Mughal Emperor Akbar himself. It is a well maintained mosque where many muslims come to offer namaz.

Akbari Masjid, Rajmahal

This mosque is completely made up of Bricks by using lime and surkhi. This huge mosque is a representation of Mughal era architecture and the impact of the Indian blend in Mughal art. Windows are said to have been added later to the mosque’s Mihrabs, to create a British dispensary inside the mosque. The dispensary operated till 1912, after which the mosque was restored to its original architectural shape.

The road from Rajmahal through Bhagalpur and Sahibgunj, runs westward from the Akbari mosque and offers many interesting places worth seeing.

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बारादरी के खंडहर, राजमहल (Ruins of Baradari/Baradwari/Nageswarbagh) – Rajmahal

Baradari (Lat. 250 04‘ 31’’ N., Long. - 870 46’ 47’’ E.) is situated in Rajmahal, about 35 km from the district headquarter of Sahebganj and about 430 km from Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand. Baradari is also known as Nageswarbagh.

Baradari =, Rajmahal

There is a dispute on the builders of this building. Some scholars attribute it to Fateh Jung Khan, rival of Raja Man Singh (1592 onwards), whereas another group of scholars attributes it to Mir Kasim Ali (prior to 1763 AD.), the Nawab of Bengal.

Ruins of Baradari, Rajmahal

Built on high ground the building consists of an immense wall of bricks of about 9 meter height on a platform measuring about 18.10 x 16.25 meter. Presently, the remains of the wall is measuring 5 meter in height. There is a gate at one corner of the enclosure with provision for the guard - rooms. A row of apartment’s runs through the inner walls, each consists of a small open court meant for women and their fema…

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जामी मस्ज़िद, राजमहल (Jami Mosque / Hadafe Mosque) – Rajmahal

Jami Masjid, Rajmahal

The Jami Mosque (Lat. 250 04‘ 29’’ N., Long. - 870 46’ 46’’ E.) is located at Mangalhat, 7 km from Rajmahal and about 32 km from the district headquarter Sahibganj and about 480 km from Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand. Jami Mosque was built in the last quarter of the 16th century AD by Raja Mansingh, the Governor of Emperor Akbar.

Jami Masjid, Rajmahal

It is situated on a high land known as “Hadaf" which is an Arabic term that means the target of Archery butts. Hadaf was part of Rajmahal township where the capital was shifted in 1592 AD from Gaur due to the change of course of the river Ganga and further the population being decimated by some epidemic in 1575 AD.

Jami Masjid, Rajmahal

The Mosque, locally called as Jami Masjid is consisted of a large prayer hall to the west, a spacious courtyard enclosed by a high compound wall with arched recesses on its inner-side, and it has three gateways on the north, south and …

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सिंघी दालान / राजा मान सिंह पैलेस, राजमहल (Singhi Dalan/Sangi Dalan/Hall of Stone/Raja Man Singh Palace) – Rajmahal

Singhi Dalan, Rajmahal

The Singhi Dalan or Hall of Stone, dates from the mid-17th century, and is one of the principal remaining sections of Sultan Shah Shuja's palace. Rajmahal, located along the right bank of the Ganges in Bihar, was chosen in 1592 as the capital of Bengal by Man Singh, a Rajput general who worked for Mughal Emperor Akbar (r.1556-1605).

Singhi Dalan, Rajmahal

Rajmahal remained the capital until 1607, when it was shifted to Dacca. Sultan Shuja, the governor of Bengal, moved the capital back to Rajmahal in 1639, though by 1707 it was shifted again, this time to Murshidabad.

Singhi Dalan, right in the midst of Rajmahal town, built during the Mughal era and carrying on its distinctive architectural heritage on its edifice, offers a magnificent view of the Ganges.

Ruins of Raja Man Singh Palace, Rajmahal

Neighbouring Singhi Dalan are Akbari Masque, built by Akbar himself and a place where Namaz is offered ti…

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साहिबगंज के पर्यटन स्थल (Tourist Places in Sahibganj)

Tourist Attractions

Moti JharnaKanhaiyastahn (Near Mangalhat on way to Rajmahal)Teliagarhi FortGanga Vihar Park at the footsteps of Rajmahal hillsShivgadi dham, BarhaitMaa Binduvasini Mandir, BarharwaRaksi asthan,Baysi asthan near sahibganj Bijli GhatUdhwa Jheel, Udhwa (Barharwa)Hool Karanti Sthal, PanchkthiaRajmahal hillsSt.Mary’s ChurchBaghwa KuanRiver GangaSahibganj parkRajmahal fort /*! elementor - v3.5.6 - 28-02-2022 */ .elementor-widget-google_maps .elementor-widget-container{overflow:hidden}.elementor-widget-google_maps iframe{height:300px}
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राजमहल के पर्यटन स्थल, साहिबगंज (Tourist Places in Rajmahal) – Sahibganj

The Sangi DalanBuilt on river bank, is a part of the palace of shah shuja, son of Shah Jehan. was built in 1556 to enable emperor Akbar to pray.

Jami MasjidIt was built by Raja maan Singh in a combination of the Imperial and Bengal styles. There are number of other monuments in town.

Other tourist attractions

Teliagarhi Fort, It was built by family of Teli Zamindar before Islamic rule in the region. Teliagarhi is also called 'Ancient Gateway of Bengal'.The Jami Mosque, built in reign of Emperor Akbar at MangalhatBaradari, build by Fateh Jung khan, a wealthy zamindar of Bengal. Half of the structure was bombed by Mughal governor, Man Singh.Akbari Mosque built in 1556 by Mughal governor, Man Singh IPalace of Shah Shuja, consists Singhi Dalan, a marble pavilion facing the river GangesPalace of Mīr Qasīm, Nawab of Bengal.Tomb of Maina-Bibi, built in 1779. Historian H.M Qureshi has identi…

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साहिबगंज (Sahibganj)

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उधवा झील पक्षी अभ्यारण्य, राजमहल, साहिबगंज (Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary) – Rajmahal, Sahibganj

Udhwa Bird Sanctuary, spreading in 5.65 square kilometers is the only bird sanctuary of Jharkhand state. This Sanctuary is famous as a stop point for a large number of migratory birds that come here in winters from several parts of the World, including Siberia and Europe, and that makes it a haven for the birdwatchers. The main birds include the pratincole, egret, wagtail, plover, lapwing, stork, ibis and heron.

Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary, Sahibganj

Udhuwa or Udhwa Lake is situated 11 kms southeast of Rajmahal in the Sahebganj district of Jharkhand state. This Bird Sanctuary is constituted by two water-bodies, namely Pataura (155 ha) and Berhale (410 ha). Pataura is a comparatively clean water body and the average depth is about 2 m whereas Berhale is a shallow one having average depth of about 70 cm. Berhale is largely choked with aquatic vegetation, with small pockets of clear water. Both these water bodies are inter-connected by a water channel and…

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राजमहल, साहिबगंज (Rajmahal/Akbarnagar) – Sahibganj

Rajmahal is small sub divisional town in the Sahebganj districtof Jharkhand. The Rajmahal hills, which are geographically significant because they are the north east boundary of Daccan Plateau, are named after this place. The Holy river Ganga passes by the town of Rajmahal. The place is more significant because it is this place where the river Ganga while meandering thru Rajmahal hills takes turn from eastward flow to southward and then it enters into West Bengal. 

Rajmahal is situated on the west bank of the Ganges and located in the hills known as daman-i-khoh during the Muslim rule. The hill runs north south for 193 km from Sahibganj of Santal Pargana to Rampurhat Railway Station of Dumka. 

Local people say that the shankh of King Bhagirath stopped second time here in this place which marks the start of old age (vridhhavastha) of Ganga. (Balyavastha at Gangotri, yuvavastha at Haridwar).

The earlier name of the place was Agmahl. Man Singh, on his return f…

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