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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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”....
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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”....
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...