Cooch Behar or Koch Bihar is a city in the Dooars, the maternal home of Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur, is the only planned city in North Bengal region with remnants of royal heritage. Being one of the main tourist destinations of West Bengal, housing the Cooch Behar Palace and Madan Mohan Temple, it has been declared a heritage city. The name Cooch Behar is derived from the name of the Koch or Rajbongshi tribes indigenous to this region for many centuries. Famous places are The Rajbari or the Palace, classical European style of Italian Renaissance, this magnificent palace was built by the famous Koch king Maharaja Nripendra Narayan in 1887. Constructed by Maharaja Nripendra Narayan during 1885 to 1889 temple dedicated to deities of Lord "Madan Mohan" , "Ma Kali" , "Ma Tara" , "Ma Bhavani". An artificial lake called Sagar Dighi is popular with people and also attracts migratory birds each winter.
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