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Ruins of Gaur

India
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Ranked #251 of 519 Attractions in West Bengal
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Abu Dhabi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 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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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 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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