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The entrance gate

It served as the doorway to the great kingdom of gour. Whenever the king of gour or kings from... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
stantp1916
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Farakka, India
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Rich in History, peaceful and tranquil place

Malda is on the way from Kolkata towards northern Bengal. On the outskirts of Malda there is a... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2016
touring_ravi
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

It served as the doorway to the great kingdom of gour. Whenever the king of gour or kings from other kingdom used to pass through these gates they were honoured by firing cannons.

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Reviewed November 28, 2016

Malda is on the way from Kolkata towards northern Bengal. On the outskirts of Malda there is a small former princely city of Gour which has lot of wonderful heritage of India. Sadle its not maintained as much as it should be. Politicians are busy...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I liked this one the most among all other monuments in gaur. Its a big gate which was probably the entrance to the kingdom of gaur. Previously it was also called salami darwaza as canons were fired from the top as salami to the sultan...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is an under rated gem in my humble opinion. It has such a magnanimous gate that you can only stand and admire it. I loved my time here!

Thank deep2cool
Reviewed August 28, 2015

I decided to visit Gour just for this Darwaza. I found a photo in a random site which did not disclosed its' identity. Therefore search begins and finally found. This darwaza may not be as big as Fatehpur Sikri, but it has its own presence....More

1  Thank Mridul G
Reviewed July 18, 2015

This impressive gateway built of brick was probably built by Sultan Barbak Shah (c.1459-74 AD) and served as the main entrance on north into the citadel of Gaur. It was also called 'Salami Gate' as salutes were fired from its sides. The facade of the...More

3  Thank seedhunter
Reviewed June 26, 2014

Dakhil Darwaza is located by the side of a big unpolluted lake. It is sorrounded by lush mangroves. The place is well maintained and worth seeing.

5  Thank Anshuman A
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Dakhil Darwaza, meaning entrance gate was probably built in 1425 A.D.This impressive gateway formed the northern entrance to the then fort of Gour and was possibly built by Barbak Shah. It is made of small red bricks and terracotta work. In the past, cannons used...More

11  Thank PKBOSE
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