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Nandeshwari Kothi

Nandeshwari Kothi is a typical 18th century building situated at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. This classical building, belonging to the Maharaja of Benaras, was designed by James Prinsep, the British man, who was involved in the decipherment of two ancient Indian scripts, Brahmi and Kharosthi. The doors of this ancient building are decorated with attractive carvings.

Many members of the royalty and other dignitaries have stayed here, including King George V, Queen Mary, the Prince and Princess of Wales.

Varanasi Airport, Varanasi Central Bus Station and Varanasi City Railway Station are the nearest access points.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Varanasi
Location: Varanasi    


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