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Nava Ratna Temples (123)

Temple Location Patron Date Description
BhabatariniDakshineswar (Baranagar, 24 Parganas)Rani Rashmoni1855Very large brick temple with triple entrance, ridged turrets and rich stucco on the facades
AnnapurnaTalpukur (Baranagar, 24 Parganas)Jagadamba Devi1875Very large brick temple with triple entrance, ridged turrets and rich stucco on the facades
MahaprabhuKhardaha (Barrackpore, 24 Parganas)19thBrick temple with straight cornices, renovated
KaliSyamnagar (Jagatdal, 24 Parganas)1812Brick temple with straight cornices
Basudeva Sridhara at HattalaRajagram (Bankura, Bankura)Dutta19thBrick temple with ridged turrets, triple entrance on two sides, rich terracotta and stucco on facades
Sridhara in Basu paraBishnupur (Bishnupur, Bankura)Basu19th earlyBrick temple with triple arched entrance on three sides, rich terracotta facade
Damodara in KrishnabatiparaIndas (Indas, Bankura)Gadadhar Das1671Brick temple with ridged turrets, some terracotta decoration, one wall collapsed, stairs to upper storey
Radha Damodara in SarkarparaIndas (Indas, Bankura)Sarkar1796Brick temple with straight corniced upper storey and turrets, rich terracotta facade
Vishnu Temple in DattaparaJoypur (Joypur, Bankura)Datta19thBrick temple with ridged turrets, triple-entrance porch on two sides, rich terracotta decoration on both facades
Vishnu Temple in DeparaJoypur (Joypur, Bankura)Dey19thBrick temple with ridged turrets, triple-entrance porch on two sides, rich terracotta decoration on both facades
Damodara in BeneparaKotulpur (Kotulpur, Bankura)Nandi18th lateBrick temple, only central turret remains, terracotta dvarapalakas and a few wall panels survive
Siva temple in DakshinparaBamira (Patrasayer, Bankura)18th lateBrick temple with ridged turrets, rich terracotta on two sides, mainly on arch panels, stairs to upper storey
Radha-DamodarjiuBirsingha (Patrasayer, Bankura)1855Brick temple with triple entrance, ridged turrets, terracotta facade
Radha Damodara of Meja TaraphHadal-Narayanpur (Patrasayer, Bankura)Mandal19thBrick temple with ridged turrets, rich terracotta facade
Radha Damodara in Chhota TaraphHadal-Narayanpur (Patrasayer, Bankura)Mandal19thBrick temple with rich terracotta facade, non-standard design
Radha Damodara in TantiparaKrishnanagar (Patrasayer, Bankura)Pramanik19thBrick temple with terracotta decoration on arch panels of two facades
Lakshmi JanardanDignagar (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Dutta19th earlyBrick temple, plain
SarvamangalaBarddhaman (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Burdwan Raj18th lateLarge brick temple, straight corniced with a row of large terracotta figure panels, renovated
SridharaGopalpur (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Sarkar19thBrick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta facade
KankaliKanchannagar (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Bardhaman Raj19th earlyBrick temple with ridged rekha turrets and some terracotta panels, renovated
GopalaSarpi (Faridpur, Barddhaman)Roychowdhury1755Brick temple with ridged turrets, rich terracotta facade
Lakshmi JanardanMankar (Galsi, Barddhaman)Paramanik19th lateBrick temple on dalan, plain
SivaBaidyapur (Kalna, Barddhaman)Nandi1802Brick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta facade
Brindaban ChandraBaidyapur (Kalna, Barddhaman)Kundu1845Brick temple with straight cornices and plaster festoons as decoration
BurosivaSingi (Katwa, Barddhaman)Sharma1828Brick temple with ridged turrets, largely plain
SitaramKaranda (Memari, Barddhaman)Samanta19th earlyBrick temple, terracotta decorated mainly with vegetal motifs
AbandonedKrishnapur (Memari, Barddhaman)Kundu19thLarge brick temple with ridged turrets with some terracotta panels
AbandonedKrishnapur (Memari, Barddhaman)Kundu19thLarge brick temple with ridged turrets with slight terracotta decoration, whitewashed
Lakshmi NarayanaKuchut (Memari, Barddhaman)Chowdhury19th earlyBrick temple, straight corniced with terracotta and plasterwork decoration
VisalakshiGotan (Rayna, Barddhaman)Mukherjee19thBrick temple wth ridged turrets, terracotta decorated facade
Siva temple in NamoparaDubrajpur (Dubrajpur, Birbhum)Nayak19thBrick temple with some terracotta decoration
Lakshmi JanardanaGhurisa (Ilambazar, Birbhum)Ksetranath Datta1739Large brick temple with straight cornices, ridged turrets, and rich terracotta
Radha-VinodaJoydeb Kenduli (Ilambazar, Birbhum)Nairani Debi1692Brick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta facade
Siva templeBrahmandihi (Nanur, Birbhum)18thBrick temple with some terracotta decoration
Siva temple in BrahmanparaCharkalgram (Nanur, Birbhum)19thLarge brick temple with triple arched entrance porches on all four sides, slight terracotta decoration on facade
KantajiuKantanagar (Dinajpur, Dinajpur)Maharaja Ramnath1753Large Brick temple with rich terracotta on all facades and superstructure
AbandonedNanikshir (Gopalganj, Faridpur)17thMassive brick temple with rich terracotta decoration on two sides
SridharjiuJhikira (Amta, Howrah)19thBrick temple with ridged turrets, terracotta and stucco decorated, with large figures on upper storey
DamodaraKalyanpur (Bagnan, Howrah)Pal1786Brick temple with ridged turrets and terracotta facade
SivaGobindapur (Jagatballabhpur, Howrah)18thBrick temple with ridged turrets, plain
Lakshmi JanardanGaneshpur (Shyampur, Howrah)Roy1820Brick temple with terracotta decorated facade
SridharaAsanda (Udaynarayanpur, Howrah)Maity1789Brick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta facade
JagaddhatriSomra (Balagarh, Hugli)Ramshankar Ray1755Brick temple with pyramidal roof, plain
Nistarini KaliSukharia (Balagarh, Hugli)Kashigoti Mustafi1847Massive Brick temple with straight cornices, domed turrets with lingas, triple arched entrances and doric pillars on two storeys
Harasundari KaliSukharia (Balagarh, Hugli)Ramnidhi Mustafi1813Straight corniced, with triple arched entrances and neoclassical pillars, on both ground and first storeys
Annapurna in TeliniparaBhadreswar (Bhadreswar, Hugli)Bandyopadhyay19thLarge brick temple, plain
Ramsita in PaikparaBhadreswar (Bhadreswar, Hugli)19thBrick temple with terracotta decoration
BurosivaChandannagar (Chandannagar, Hugli)Ghosh18thSmall brick temple with ridged turrets, single-arched entrance and rich terracotta facades on two sides
RaghunathaBaksa (Chanditala, Hugli)Bhrukutram Mitra1793Brick temple with ridged turrets, plain
SivaSahaganj-Khamarpara (Chunchura, Hugli)Ray18thBrick temple on square base with ridged turrets, rich terracotta facade
Ramnatha SivaGopinagar (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Ramchandra Tarkalankar18th earlyBrick temple with rich terracotta facade, now mostly plastered
AbandonedGurap (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Mukherjee1788Brick temple with terracotta decorated facade
DamodaraBadanganj (Goghat, Hugli)Barat1810Brick temple with ridged turrets, triple-arched entrance porch, and rich terracotta facade
Lakshmi-JanardanaHazipur (Goghat, Hugli)1827Brick temple with nine turrets upon single storey, triple arched entrance facade, terracotta decorated facade
SridharaKayapat (Goghat, Hugli)Mandal1807Brick temple with ridged turrets, triple arched entrance porch and rich terracotta facade
DamodaraKolagachhia (Goghat, Hugli)Dalal19th lateBrick temple, terracotta decorated
SridharaAlipur (Haripal, Hugli)Maity18thBrick temple with rich terracotta facade
GopinathaKhanakul-Krishnanagar (Khanakul, Hugli)Nasiram Singha1774Brick temple with ridged turrets, largely plain
JadabraiDigshui (Mogra, Hugli)Ramkanta Sur1792Large brick temple with ridged rekha turrets, terracotta decorated
Sridhara NarayanKhirkundi (Pandua, Hugli)Pal1770Brick temple, terracotta decorated
SridharaBaikunthapur (Pursura, Hugli)Chaudhuri19thBrick temple with ridged turrets, triple arched entrance porch and terracotta decorated facade
Lakshmi JanardanSundurush (Pursura, Hugli)Manna1768Brick temple with triple-arched entrance, ridged turrets, and rich terracotta decoration on facade
Siddheswari KaliRishra (Srirampur, Hugli)Jatadhar Pakrashi1708Brick temple, plain, renovated
DamodaraKatras (Dhanbad, Jharkhand)19thSandstone temple with ridged turrets and slight carving on facade
AnnapurnaSatkshira (Khulna, Khulna)19thBrick temple with rich terracotta facade
Syama SundaraSonabaria (Satkshira, Khulna)1767Large brick temple with slight terracotta
RadhanathTollygunge (Kolkata, Kolkata)19thBrick temple with ridged turrets, rich stucco
Radha GovindaDheloa (Bhagabanpur, Medinipur)Panda1891Brick temple with ridged turrets, stucco and terracotta decoration
GopalaKajlagarh (Bhagabanpur, Medinipur)Chowdhurys of Sujamutha Raj18thLarge brick temple with ridged rekha turrets with rich terracotta but now mostly damaged
Santinatha Siva temple in MitrasenpurChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)1828Large brick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta decoration
Radharasikraya temple in LalbazarChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)18th earlyLarge brick temple with additional engaged turrets, terracotta and stucco decoration, front facade damaged
Burosiva temple in DakshinbazarChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with several terracotta panels
Lakshmi JanardanAjuria (Daspur, Medinipur)Charan1793Brick temple with rich terracotta decoration on arch panels, large dvarapalaka and figures inside porch, trimurti on upper storey wall
Mahaprabhu temple in KamarnalaBasudebpur (Daspur, Medinipur)1833Brick temple with standard ridged turrets and rich stucco decoration
RajrajesvaraChaipat (Daspur, Medinipur)Mandal1828Brick temple with rich terracotta facade
BankaraiLaoda (Daspur, Medinipur)Baliol1801Brick temple with rich terracotta facade
GobindajiuNarajol (Daspur, Medinipur)Khan19thStone temple with sculpture panels
RaghunathRanapur (Daspur, Medinipur)Paramanik1801Brick temple with rich terracotta facade
Satya NarayanaSarberia (Daspur, Medinipur)Pandit1837Brick temple with smooth turrets and large terracotta figures
SarvamangalaGolgram (Debra, Medinipur)Hararam Ray18th earlyBrick temple with ridged turrets, terracotta figures and floral decoration
SridharjiuKankra-Shibram (Debra, Medinipur)Bhuiyan18th lateLarge brick temple with smooth rekha turrets, terracotta decorated facade
AbandonedLoada (Debra, Medinipur)Modak19thBrick temple, plain
SitalanandaMarotala (Debra, Medinipur)Banerjee19th lateBrick temple with ridged turrets with terracotta lotuses and vegetal decoration
RaghunathaAlangiri (Egra, Medinipur)Das1810Large brick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta facade
RaghunathaRaghunathbari (Garhbeta, Medinipur)Roy17thLaterite temple with rich stucco on two facades
Sridhara temple in UttarparaAlui (Ghatal, Medinipur)Roy1880Large brick temple with terracotta facade
Radha DamodaraAlui (Ghatal, Medinipur)Bhuiyan1860Brick temple with terracotta decorated facade
DamodarDalpatipur (Ghatal, Medinipur)Bera1803Brick temple with terracotta decoration
Brindaban Chandra in Konnagar-GosainparaGhatal (Ghatal, Medinipur)Goswami1794Brick temple with ridged turrets, rich terracotta facade
RaghunathaHarinageria (Ghatal, Medinipur)Singha Hazari19thBrick temple with smooth turrets, terracotta and stucco decoration
Narayana temple in RayparaKharar (Ghatal, Medinipur)Santra19th earlyBrick temple with straight cornices with rich stucco sculpture
Siva Temple in RayparaKharar (Ghatal, Medinipur)Ray19th earlyBrick temple with slight terracotta decoration
SridharaKharar (Ghatal, Medinipur)Das19thBrick temple with some terracotta panels
SitaramaKharar (Ghatal, Medinipur)Kongar19thBrick temple with some terracotta panels
Lakshmi Janardana in KayasthaparaKuspata (Ghatal, Medinipur)Palit18th earlyBrick temple with ridged turrets, terracotta facade mostly damaged
SridharaLachhipur (Ghatal, Medinipur)Bag1856Brick temple with smooth turrets, terracotta decorated with large figures
RaghunathaNimtala (Ghatal, Medinipur)1801Brick temple with smooth turrets and rich terracotta facade
Sridharnath temple in MallickparaUdayganj (Ghatal, Medinipur)Santra19th earlyBrick temple with slight terracotta decoration
Dadhipaban temple in KrishnapurUdayganj (Ghatal, Medinipur)Ray1877Brick temple with slight terracotta decoration
JagannathGopinathpur (Keshpur, Medinipur)Mahanta1719Brick temple with rich terracotta facade
JagannathaBadar Gopinathpur (Kespur, Medinipur)18thBrick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta facade
Lakshmi VarahaBagrui (Kespur, Medinipur)Maity18th lateBrick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta on two sides
AbandonedBarachamka (Kharagpur, Medinipur)Nag1856Brick temple with rich terracotta facade
Madana-GopalaMahisadal (Mahisadal, Medinipur)Mahisadal Raj1778Brick temple with ridged turrets, plain, renovated
AbandonedRamchandrapur (Mayna, Medinipur)Gorai19th earlyBrick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta facade
Radha KantaMedinipur (Medinipur, Medinipur)Mallick19th lateBrick temple with ridged turrets and rich terracotta facade
Durga DalanMedinipur (Medinipur, Medinipur)Mallick19th lateBrick temple with vegetal terracotta decoration
RadhaballabhMedinipur (Medinipur, Medinipur)Jana1808Brick temple with terracotta decoration
RadhaballabhMedinipur (Medinipur, Medinipur)Bhattacharya1857Brick temple with terracotta decoration
Radha-BallabhaNajarganj (Medinipur, Medinipur)1808Brick temple with ridged turrets and slight terracotta decoration
KalachandPathra (Medinipur, Medinipur)Majumdar18thBrick temple with smooth turrets and slight terracotta decoration
Dadhi BamanaHarekrishnapur (Panskura, Medinipur)Jana1854Brick temple with smooth turrets and rich terracotta decoration
RaghunathaLaskardighi (Panskura, Medinipur)Panda1796Brick temple with smooth turrets and terracotta and stucco decoration
AbandonedBatitaki (Pingla, Medinipur)Sasmal1867Brick temple with triple-arche entrance porch and rich terracotta facade
Lakshmi VarahaKarkai (Pingla, Medinipur)Basu1868Brick temple with ridged turrets and terracotta decorated facade
Dadhi BamanRajballabh (Pingla, Medinipur)Chandra1740Brick temple with some terracotta panels on arch panels and richly carved wooden door
Lakshmi JanardanaDubrajpur (Sabang, Medinipur)Das19th earlyBrick temple with standard ridged turrets and rich terracotta decoration
SitaramVamua (Sabang, Medinipur)Bhattacharya19th lateBrick temple with rich terracotta facade
KalesvaraBaghdanga (Kandi, Murshidabad)19thBrick temple withlarge upper tower, straight cornices, terracotta and plasterwork decorated
AbandonedHatikumrul (Pabna, Pabna)18th earlyMassive brick temple with rich terracotta, now mostly fallen
Abandoned ruinPotajia (Shahazadpur, Pabna)18th earlyMassive brick temple with terracotta decoration on facade, mostly fallen
GovindaTaras (Taras, Pabna)1899Brick temple
AbandonedBardhankuti (Rangpur, Rangpur)17thLarge brick temple with rich terracotta facades

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