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Seventeen Ranta Temple
Cumilla >>  Cumilla Sadar

The temple is dedicated to Jagannath. For this reason, the temple is also known as Jagannath Temple or Sat Ratna Jagannath Temple. This temple can be seen at Jagannathpur in Comilla sadar upazila. There are several ancient temples that can be seen around this temple. But this seventeen Ratna temple is still in sight. The temple is of Three-storied. Usually, this type of architecture was not seen in ancient times. The temple is octagonal in land plan. The main chamber of the temple is also made of octagonally. There are more rooms around this main chamber. It is said to have seventeen Ratna temples, because there are 17 peaks in this temple. Among these 17 peaks, there are 8 peaks in the eight corners on first floor , 8 in the eight corners on the second floor and 1 on the top of the temple. On the wall of the temple, gods, animal figures, instead of mythological stories, flowers, fruits, sapling, spiked rope design, lotus petals etc. can be seen. This type of ornament is different from that of the medieval and ancient temples built in Bengal. It is known that second Maharaja (king) of Tripura started the work of the Ratna Manikya Jagannath (1685 - 1712 AD). Later, in 1761 Maharaja Krishna Kishore Manikya completed the construction of this temple. ...... read full story

Hasnabad Math
Cumilla >>  Daudkandi

You can see a monastery near primary school of Hasnabad village in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla district. This is the Hasnabad Math. This math is also known as Kamarpara Math. It is octagonal in the land. Its height is approximately 25.60 meters. A man named Budharram Bhuiyan built this math. There is an entry point on the south side to enter the monastery. This architecture is a tombstone. ...... read full story

Palace hill of Queen Mainamati
Cumilla >>  Sadar South

A hill called Palace hill of Queen Mainamati (Rani Mainamati Prasad Hill) on the north side of Lalmai-Mainamati hills. The mountain is about 15 meters high. This site is about 700 feet long and 600 feet in width. It is reported that this site was the palace of Queen Manamati, the mother of the last king of Chandra dynasty, Govinda Chandra. Therefore, the ancient establishment is known as Rani Mainamati's Prasad and the fort. Here in the British period there was a dak bungalow in the garden of a Maharaja of Tripura. ...... read full story

Dhakeswari Temple
Dhaka >>  Dhakeswari Road

This Dhakeswari temple is the largest and oldest temple in the capital Dhaka. It is situated on Dhaka's Dhakeswari road south of BUET (University of Engineering). There are several smaller temples beside this wall surrounded by the wall. It is assumed that the temple was built during the Mughal era. ...... read full story

House of King Babu and Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Dhaka >>  Lakshmibazar

Raja Babu's house and Laksmi Narayan Temple are located on the side of a place called Raja Babur Math in Lakshmibazar of capital Dhaka. The real name of this king Babu was Krishna Prasad. King Babu's house is a two-storied building. The bottom floor has 2 rooms. In the second floor of the building there was a dancing room in two rooms. The dance room was very eye-catching. Its walls were exquisitely decorated. The statue of a Laksmi Narayan is placed on a throne in another room. The throne is made of wood and silver. ...... read full story

Gopalganj Pancha Ratna / Twenty Five Ratna Temple
Dinajpur >>  Dinajpur Sadar

This temple to be found in Gopalganj village under sadar upazila of Dinajpur district, being stricken and broken. ...... read full story

Temple of Nabrath / Vishnu Temple
Dinajpur >>  Kaharol

An ancient temple with nine chariots can be seen at Madhabgaon of Dabar Union under Kahorol upazila of Dinajpur district. This temple was discovered in June 2016. It is believed that the temple was built from the 10th to the eleventh century, is a Vishnu temple. It is said to be the 'nabarath temple' because it has nine chariots in the temple. It is the first to discover such temples in Bangladesh. ...... read full story

Kantaji Temple / Kantanagar Temple
Dinajpur >>  Kaharol

In Kantanagar, in Kahorol Upazila of Dinajpur district, there is a beautiful temple called Kantaji Temple, a temple of great architecture. This temple is basically a Devalay devoted to Sri Krishna. Kantaji Temple of Kantanagar is the most attractive and eye-catching beauty among the Hindu temples of Bangladesh. In 1713, Prannath Roy, the famous King of Dinajpur, started the construction of this beautiful temple. But when Prannath Roy died in 1722, his son, Maharaja Ramnath, completed his unfinished work in 1752. It was about 40 years to build and decorate this magnificent temple of this beautiful and beautiful art. This temple is built in a square with bricks on the foundation of three 3 feet high stone. Apart from this foundation, the use of stone was never seen in the construction of the temple. The length of each side is about 51 feet long. There are verandahs around the house of the temple. The construction techniques and decorations of the verandah are done in the same artistic style. There are two thick pillars in the middle of the verandah. These pillars are designated. It is also known as Nabaratna Temple because it has nine peaks in the temple. The unique attraction of the Kantaji Temple is the Terracotta Pulp Decoration. These terracotta leaves have been found in different types of living. Among them are the story of the epic Ramayana, the story of Krishna, the pictures of various deities, the royal procession, the scene of the dancer-dancer, the social scene, the scene of the chase, the scene of war, the family scene etc. More livelihoods have been found in this area, such as sapling design, geometric design, and various types of animals. In the celebration of the tradition of Kantaji temple and annual religious place of the Hindus, 15-day fairs are organized here in Ras Purnima. ...... read full story

Sitakot Bihara / Sita fort
Dinajpur >>  Nawabganj

You can see this Buddhist monastery on the south side of Fatepur village in Nawabganj upazila of Dinajpur district. The monastery looks like a fort. According to the story of Ramayana, during Sita's second banquet, Sita lived here in a beautiful building in the shelter of Valmiki Muni. The building was built in the form of a fort. That is why its name is Sitakot Vihara or Sita Fort. This Sitakot Vihar is a Buddhist monastery. The temple has a length of about 244 feet and the width is about 212 feet. Due to the digging of this site 41 cells were found here. Each of these rooms is 12 feet long and width is 11 feet. Their structure style is similar. Its main entrance was on the northern wall of Bihar. This entrance was about 6 feet wide. There were two rooms on the entrance door. Probably there were guards in these two rooms. Like any other monastery discovered in Bangladesh in this monastery, no central temple symbol was found in the center of Bihar. However, three rooms in the east, west and south corners of Bihar were used as temples. Among these 3 temple rooms, the temple room at the south corner was a relatively large area. The monastery is believed to have been built in the 7th century AD or near it. Bronze Buddha, terracotta plaques, iron items, pottery etc. were found from the temple. ...... read full story

Jagadindhu Angana / Sridham Sri Angan
Faridpur >>  Faridpur Sadar

Sri Sri Bhagwan Jaggandhu Sundar, built this beautiful temple in the month of Ashar, 1306 BS. This temple can be seen in a place called Goalachamat in Faridpur district town. ...... read full story

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