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Kolkata Temples (17)

Temple Location Type Patron Date Description
BhabatariniDakshineswar (Baranagar, 24 Parganas)Nava RatnaRani Rashmoni1855Very large brick temple with triple entrance, ridged turrets and rich stucco on the facades
Twelve Kali templesDakshineswar (Baranagar, 24 Parganas)GroupedRani Rashmoni1855Brick at-chala temples in the same complex as Bhabatarini Temple
AnnapurnaTalpukur (Baranagar, 24 Parganas)Nava RatnaJagadamba Devi1875Very large brick temple with triple entrance, ridged turrets and rich stucco on the facades
Six Kali templesTalpukur (Baranagar, 24 Parganas)GroupedJagadamba Devi1875Brick atchala temples in the same complex as Annapurna Temple
Syama SundaraKhardaha (Barrackpore, 24 Parganas)At Chala18thVery large temple with triple entrance, plain, renovated
RasmanchaKhardaha (Barrackpore, 24 Parganas)Rasmancha18thBrick structure, plain, renovated
MahaprabhuKhardaha (Barrackpore, 24 Parganas)Nava Ratna19thBrick temple with straight cornices, renovated
NandakisoraHalisahar (Bijpur, 24 Parganas)At ChalaMadangopal Ray1743Brick temple with single-arched entrance, terracotta decorated facade
Krishna RayaKanchrapara (Bijpur, 24 Parganas)At Chala1785Very large temple with triple entrance, largely plain, renovated
KesavesvaraMandirbazar (Diamond Harbour, 24 Parganas)At Chala1748Very Large brick temple with triple entrance, slight terracotta
Jora Siva temples at Bhanga Bandha GhatBhatpara (Jagatdal, 24 Parganas)At Chala1724Brick temples with single-arched entrance, terracotta decorated mainly with vegetal and floral motifs
KaliSyamnagar (Jagatdal, 24 Parganas)Nava Ratna1812Brick temple with straight cornices
Jora SivaHaurihat (Mandirbazar, 24 Parganas)Deul19thBrick ridged rekha deul with curved cornice, slight stucco decoration
KaliKalighat (Kolkata, Kolkata)At Chala1809Large brick temple, renovated
Temple on Ganesh Chandra AvenueKolkata (Kolkata, Kolkata)Ek Bangla19thBrick temple, plain
Siva temple on Central AvenueKolkata (Kolkata, Kolkata)At Chala19thBrick temple, plain
RadhanathTollygunge (Kolkata, Kolkata)Nava Ratna19thBrick temple with ridged turrets, rich stucco

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