The palace was constructed during the reign of Nawab Nazim Humayun Jah by famous architect McLeod Duncan. It follows Greek (Doric) style of architecture in its construction. It has almost a thousand real and false doors, from where it gets its name. Now this palace is a museum with an exclusive collection of various weapons, land revenue records, oil paintings of Dutch, Italian and French artists, porcelain, marble and stucco statues, old maps, palanquin, manuscripts mostly belonging to eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The history of India's independence took an important turn from MURSHIDABAD, the last capital of independent Bengal and the start of British rule in India. It is situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi river. The Murshidabadi silk is a common apparel fabric, famous all over India.