We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: India

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 5 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Also look at separate listings on Trip Advisor for each individual site

The ruins at Gaur have been really well excavated and theres 4 or 5 sites within a stone's throw of each other including the Qadam Mosque, the Firoz Minar tomb, Gumti gate and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 10, 2016
via mobile

Similar Things to Do in West Bengal

Add Photo Write a Review

5 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 5: English reviews
Level Contributor
194 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The ruins at Gaur have been really well excavated and theres 4 or 5 sites within a stone's throw of each other including the Qadam Mosque, the Firoz Minar tomb, Gumti gate and the old fort. Fascinating bit of history from the middle ages and a really peaceful setting. Be careful though as the road leading to the ruins gets... More 

Thank noahoxford1
Level Contributor
327 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

This is historic place and ruined city near Malda, its build around 1500 AD, Adina Mosque , Eklakhi Mosque , Shona Masjid, the garden. Its all about Nawab Legacy

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
109 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2015

We visited this site (which the ASI calls Gour) off the Assam Bengal Navigation ship and it was the highlight of our week on the river Hooghly. The remains of what was the capital city include huge gates set in the former city wall, a large outlook tower (probably) called the Firoz Minar, a large partially ruined mosque, several smaller... More 

2 Thank culkein
Abu Dhabi
Level Contributor
30 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

4 Thank Souvik B
Antwerp, Belgium
Level Contributor
749 reviews
646 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 793 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

3 Thank folieske4

Travelers who viewed Ruins of Gaur also viewed

Sagar Island, West Bengal
Darjeeling, West Bengal
Singalila National Park, West Bengal

Been to Ruins of Gaur? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ruins of Gaur staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?