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Cooch Behar Palace is in West Bengal.

The palace, which was modeled after the Buckingham Palace in London and was built in 1887, during the reign of Maharaja Nripendra Narayan of Koch dynasty.

Now this palace is a museum complex.

It is a large palace covering 51,309 square feet (4,766.8 sq.meter). It is fronted on the ground and first floors by a series of arcaded verandahs with their piers arranged alternately in single and double rows.

There is a grand Durbar Hall with renaissance architecture and other rooms like rooms that include the Dressing Room, Bed Room, Drawing Room, Dining Hall, Billiard hall, Library, Toshakhana, Ladies Gallery and Vestibules.

The original palace was 3 storeyed, but was subsequently destroyed by the 1897 Assam earthquake.

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Parking Difficulty : Mild
Walking Needed : For 300 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 10.00 AM to 5:00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Cooch Behar Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Cooch Behar Airport
Nearest National Highway : SH16
Nearest Landmark : Near Mini Busstand

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