नील कोठी, राजमहल (Neel Kothi) – Rajmahal

Neel-kothi is a historical place and it is located at the heart of the city of Rajmahal. It was built by Englishman on 24 September 1796 to process and storage of Neel (Indigo) used for dying cotton cloth;

During British time, Rajmahal became part of the British program for an indigo cultivation. Those indigo fields are probably being used for growing rice, dals, other cereals and even mustard.  

Neel Kothi, Rajmahal

Nil Kothi is situated at the banks of Ganga around 1 kms from the railway station in 'Kasimbazar' area. Unfortunately this place is acquired by a local person, so we cannot go inside of this warehouse but still we can go and visit the place and surroundings.

The structure has big wooden gates. There are few places in the building where the similar kind of gates are carved and painted on the wall (they are not actual wooden gates). This probably tells about the place that the warehouse was feared to be att…

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भोगनाडीह, साहिबगंज (Bhognadih) – Sahibganj

Bhognadih is a village in the Barhait CD block in the Sahibganj subdivision of the Sahibganj district of the Jharkhand State, India. It is a hilly area with the Rajmahal hills running from the bank of the Ganges in the extreme north to the south.

Bhognadih Park, Sahibganj

Do not miss a trip to Bhoganadih, the historical village of Sidhu and Kanu, the two legendary brothers who triggered the Santhal revolt in 1855. The village is considered as a sacred location by the tribes. The place where Santhal Rebellion initiated, a monument is also erected on the place and every year Shaheed Mela is organised to pay tribute to the sacrifice of the brothers. You can also visit Panchkathiya, the place where these siblings were hanged by the British.


The Santals settled in large numbers in the region called Damin-i-koh in the late 18th century to early 19th century and they came from Odisha, Chotanagapur and West Bengal. The industrious Santh…

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बिंदुवासिनी मंदिर, साहिबगंज (Binduvasini Temple/Bindudham) – Sahibganj

Bindudham, also known as Binduwasni Mandir, is a Hindu Temple, is located at Barharwa in Sahibganj District of Indian state Jharkhand and dedicated to the Maha Durga (Kali), Maha Lakshmi and Maha Saraswati (Tridevi) in the form of Shaktipeeth. Bindudham temple is an ancient temple,[ but with the elapse of time, it became unpopular.

Bindubasini Temple, Sahibganj

Swami Hariharanand Giri, popularly known as Pahari Baba, realized this ancient temple's importance. It is thanks to the work and direction of Pahari Baba that Bindudham, Barharwa (बिन्दुधाम, बरहरवा) has again gained its great prosperity and heritage. Binduwasni Temple (the temple of Tridevi) is related to the the story of Goddess Sati.

Three sacred blood drops of Sati are placed in the form of Shakti Peeth; this is why people call Sati Maa Binduwasni and the place Bindudham (Sanskrit / Hindi :बिन्दुधाम), i.e. a place of Adi Parashakti (Divine Mother) in the form of a Bindu (point). In metaphy…

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शाह शुजा का महल, राजमहल (Palace of Shah Suja) – Rajmahal

The Palace of Shah Suja, who was the son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan, is located in Rajmahal and most of its structure is in the form of ruins only. Singhi Dalan, which offers the most spectacular view of the Ganges, continues to be the most important structure in Rajmahal and the only well maintained part of Shah Shuja’s palace complex.

In the palace ruins we can still see three large rooms that are open on all sides, which give us an idea of the past grandeur of the palace.

Singhi Dalan, the remaining portion of Shah Suja's Palace, Rajmahal

The central chamber is the most interesting and has black marble arches that are supported on 12-sided pillars and covered with a vaulted roof.

Adjacent to the Sangi Dalan, is the Rajmahal police station built on top of a large hall, which has a very interesting history. It is said that mounted horsemen hid in this hall and when given a  signal, would race through its arched halls and rooms to …

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भगवा कुआँ, साहिबगंज (Bhagwa Kuan) – Sahibganj

The Bhagwa Kuan is a very old well, which was constructed in 1815 during English rulers in the memory of Edward VII. The Bhagwa Kuan is a historic structure .One can still see the well at present,which is known as the Bhagwa Kuan.

Bhagwa Kuan, Sahibganj

The main characteristics of this well is that it still functional from the English period and residents of the neighboring place still use water from the well for both drinking and other purposes.

Bhagwa Kuan, Sahibganj
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शिवगादी मंदिर, साहिबगंज (Shivgadi Temple) – Sahibganj

The Shivgadi Temple is situated 8 km north of Barhait in Sahibganj district.Shivgadi Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.This temple is located inside a cave. The specialty of this temple is that the mountain here continuously drops water on the Shiva Lingam present here.

शिवगादी मंदिर, Sahibganj

Water from the mountain drips continuously on the Shivling. Devotees gather here in large numbers on Mahashivratri and whole of Shravan month.

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मोती झरना, साहिबगंज (Moti Jharna) – Sahibganj

Moti Jharna is a natural attraction of Sahibganj District. The stream flowing in this place has its source at the Rajmahal Hills. This place is also a popular picnic spot of the district. Moti Jharna (pearl cascade) is the most picturesque waterfall in Sahebganj district, at the head of a picturesque glen of the Rajmahal hills. The water of a small hill stream tumbles over two ledges of rock, each 50 to 60 feet high.

Moti Jharna, Sahibganj

Moti Jharna is a village located in Talasari block of Sahebganj district of Jharkhand. The scene here is panoramic. As well as the root of water falling from the waterfalls entices the mind. Moti Jharna is located at 25.207144°N 87.726189°E and it has an area of 117 hectares (290 acres)

For people visiting from far off places, three points are to be considered:

(1) There is a dearth of good hotels in the town of Sahibganj, and there can be cases of your pre-booking given to someone else i…

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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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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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साहिबगंज के पर्यटन स्थल (Tourist Places in Sahibganj)

Tourist Attractions

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साहिबगंज (Sahibganj)

Sahebganj (also known as Sahibganj) is a scenic town and a port city with the serene Ganga and sturdy hills in the Sahibganj subdivision of the Sahebganj district of Jharkhand state, India. It serves as headquarters for Sahibganj District, Sahibganj subdivision and Sahibganj (community development block). It is located on the north-east of Jharkhand and situated on the banks of Ganges. 17th May is the Foundation Day of the District, when Rajmahal and Pakur subdivisions of old Santhal Pargana district were carved out to form Sahibganj district.

Sahibganj means a place (ganj) of masters (sahebs or sahibs). The place is likely to have been given its name because a number of English and other European people lived and worked in and around the railway station during the British Raj.

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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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