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Fort Calcutta

, Faizabad

  (part of Ayodhya region)

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Being ruled by the Nawabs and also being the capital for a long duration has led to construction of various monuments in the town of Faizabad. The Fort Calcutta was constructed by Shuja-ud-Daula after he was defeated in the war at Buxar in 1764 by the British. The monuments display that the ruler had not lost any hold over his area and was only defeated, not destroyed. The Nawab and his wife resided inside the fort till their death.

The Fort walls are made out local clay and impart a peculiar look to the monument. The Fort itself displays an architectural inclination towards the Mughal style of construction.
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Faizabad – The Gateway Of Uttar Pradesh

  by Akshay Balraj  on Apr 28, 2010
Visit this quiet little city for its places of heritage. History buffs will love this place! Don't forget to shop for the most amazing bangles here!
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