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Dol Madol Cannon

The Dol Madol Cannon is one of the major attractions in Bishnupur, West Bengal. This 3.8 m long cannon with exquisite engravings has a barrel with a diameter of 28.5 cm. In 1742, during the reign of Raja Gopal Singh, Dol Madol Cannon was used to repulse the troops of Maratha leader, Bhaskar Pundit.

Updated on 15th April, 2015
District: Bankura
Location: Bishnupur    


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