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St. John’s Church

Considered to be the “third oldest church” in the “City of Joy” i.e. Kolkata is a Catholic shrine (originally a cathedral) known as St John’s Church. This church constructed by the “East India Company” is located in the Kolkata district in close...
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Church of the Lord Jesus

Originally a “Scottish Presbyterian Church” which became a “Jesuit Church” in 1969 is catholic shrine known as Church of the Lord Jesus. Locally referred to as “Prabhu Jisur Girja” this church is located in Kolkata in an area called “Taltala”....
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St. James’ Church

Commonly referred to as “Jora Girja” meaning “twin church for its twin spires” is a Catholic shrine located in West Bengal called “St James’s Church”.  This church is located in Kolkata and considered to be “one of the most elegant churches in the...
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Kalighat Temple

A renowned temple dedicated to Goddess Kali known as “Kalighat Kali Temple” is located in the city of Kolkata in West Bengal. Historically, speaking there exist a number of references to this temple that can be found in 15th century texts. The...
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St Paul’s Cathedral

“The first Episcopal Church in Asia” is the best way to describe an Anglican Cathedral located in West Bengal known as “St Paul’s”. This “Gothic architecture” based cathedral is situated in the city of Kolkata on Chowringhee Road. In addition, this...
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Belur Math

Established by Swami Vivekanand is a Hindu monastery known as “Belur Matha”. This monastery renowned for fusing architectural motifs belonging to “Hinduism, Christianity and Islam” is situated in a town called Belur in the Howrah district. This matha...
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Tipu Sultan Shahi Masjid

Popularly known as “Tipu Sultan Masjid” is a Muslim shrine located in West Bengal known as the “Tipu Sultan Shahi Mosque”. Known for its magnificent architecture and cultural heritage this mosque is located in Kolkata also known as “The City of Joy”....
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The Basilica of The Holy Rosary

Popularly referred to as “Bandel Church” is a Catholic shrine in the state of West Bengal known as “The Basilica of the Holy Rosary”. This church constructed by the Portuguese is located in small city called Bandel in the Hooghly district. This...
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Furfura Darbar Sharif

Also known as “Phurphura” is a village located in West Bengal known as Furfura Darbar Sharif. This popular pious Muslim village is situated in the Hooghly district in the Srirampore subdivision. This sacred village comprises of a mosque that has been...
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Taraknath Temple

Constructed in 1729 in the state of West Bengal is a Hindu shrine devoted to Lord Shiva known as the Taraknath Temple. This temple renowned for its typical “Bengali Architecture” is situated in a town called Tarakeshwar in the Hooghly district....
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Hangseshwari Temple

A Hindu shrine devoted to an avatar of Maa Kali is located in the state of West Bengal and is known as Hangeshwari Temple. This “Kali Mata” temple is situated in the Hooghly district in a town called Banshberia. This temple has essentially been...
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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Located on the banks (eastern) of the renowned River Hooghly in West Bengal is the famous Dakshineswar Kali Temple. This “Kali Mata” devoted temple is situated in the “City of Joy” i.e. Kolkata in the North 24 Parganas district. In addition, the...
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Katra Masjid

Constructed between 1723 and 1724 is a mosque in West Bengal known as Katra Masjid. This mosque comprising of the tomb of Nawab Murshid Quli Khan is situated in the Murshidabad district. Apart from being a mosque it is also considered to be an...
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Nizamat Imambara

Constructed in 1847 by Nawab Nazim Mansur Ali in close proximity to the Bhagirathi River in West Bengal is a renowned Shia Imambra (i.e. a type of congregation hall) called Nizamat. This Imambara is located in the Murshidabad district. Historically...
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Adyapeath Temple

Dedicated to “Adya Ma” an incarnation of Kali Mata is a Hindu shrine in West Bengal known as the Adyapith Temple. This “avatar” of Maa Kali is located in a town called Dakshineshwar in the North 24 Parganas district. In addition, to the Maa Kali idol...
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Jagannath Temple

Considered to be a part of the “Char Dham” pilgrimage and located in Puri, Odisha is a renowned temple called Jagannath. This temple is famous for its annual “Rath Yatra or chariot festival”. It is also known for its association to the “Vaishnava”...
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Mahavir Hanuman Temple

Also known as “Mahavir Mandir” is a Hindu shrine in Bihar called Mahavir Hanuman Temple. This “Lord Hanuman” dedicated temple is located in the city of Patna. Historically, speaking the actual foundation date of this temple is not known although it...
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Tarapith Temple

Located in state of West Bengal is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Goddess Ma Tara called “Tarapith Temple”. This “Tantric” temple is situated in a small town called Tarapith in the Birbhum district. This temple has been constructed using red bricks and...
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Iskcon Temple Mayapur

Situated in West Bengal in a small town called Mayapur is the headquarters of the renowned ISCKON Temple (International Society for Krishna Consciousness). This famous Hindu organization also known as the “Hare Krishna Movement” is located in the...
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Vyas Gufa

Situated on the (left) bank of the River Sutlej in Himachal Pradesh is an important religious site known as Vyas Gufa. This site essentially is a cave is located in the Bilaspur district, and is elevated at an altitude of 610 meter above sea level....
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