Archaeological Sites in India: Munger Fort

The Munger Fort, in the state of Bihar, India, is built on a rocky hillock on the south bank of the Ganges River.
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Name: Munger Fort
Built: 14th century
Built by: Mohhemadan Kings of India
Construction materials: Granite Stones and lime mortar
Current condition: Ruins
Controlled by: Government of Bihar
Town: Munger
State: Bihar
Succession: The Fort had a succession of Muslim rulers (Khaljis, Tughlaqs, Lodis, Nawabs of Bengal, followed by Mughal rulers, till it was finally acceded to the British by Mir Quasim, after unseating his father-in-aw Mīr Jafar.
Other monuments in fort: Tomb of Pir Shah Nufa, Palace of Shah Shuja, Tomb of Mulla Muhammed Said, The Kashtaharini Ghat on the Ganges, Chandisthana, Karnachaura, Rectangular mound, Bihar School of Yoga
Nālandā was an ancient center of higher learning in Bihar, India.

Name: Munger Fort

Built: 14th century

Built by: Mohhemadan Kings of India

Construction materials: Granite Stones and lime mortar

Current condition: Ruins

Controlled by: Government of Bihar

Town: Munger

State: Bihar

Succession: The Fort had a succession of Muslim rulers (Khaljis, Tughlaqs, Lodis, Nawabs of Bengal, followed by Mughal rulers, till it was finally acceded to the British by Mir Quasim, after unseating his father-in-aw Mīr Jafar.

Other monuments in fort: Tomb of Pir Shah Nufa, Palace of Shah Shuja, Tomb of Mulla Muhammed Said, The Kashtaharini Ghat on the Ganges, Chandisthana, Karnachaura, Rectangular mound, Bihar School of Yoga

 

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