Puthia Temple Complex, Rajshahi City

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See how a variety of cultural influences have affected the architectural style of Hindu temples at Puthia Temple Complex, a lakeside complex built by the Putha Raj family. Pay attention to the influences of Vaishnavism at the Govinda Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, where terracotta ornaments portray the romance between Krishna and Radha. Continue to Shiva Temple, where you can see incredible stone carvings and sculptures, which have sadly been disfigured over the years. You can still see the monumental Shiva linga inside the temple; during the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistani army wanted to break the Shiva linga, but they didn’t succeed as they couldn’t move it. Compare these buildings with Jagannath temple, a prime example of Bengali architecture, then cap off your visit by relaxing near the lake. Make Puthia Temple Complex a part of your Rajshahi Division vacation plans using our Rajshahi Division trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • April 1, 2017
    I want to go there couple of times...This place is very renowned place in Rajshahi. I would like to say it's a must see place in Rajshahi.  more »
  • February 27, 2017
    Nothing but an old mansion left long before, this place is not well maintained. We enjoyed the time because we went in friends group, took good photographs by the grand pond. No entrance fee and best ...  more »
  • February 27, 2017
    This place is very renowned place in Rajshahi. I would like to say it's a must see place in Rajshahi. Anyone can love the ancient works of this place. Moreover, recently GoB take different initiatives...  more »

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