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Kalachand Temple

Kalachand Temple is a 15th century shrine located at Lalbandh in center in Bankura District of West Bengal. This impressive structure stands on the south bank of the Lalbandh Lake. Lalbandh is about 241 km north of Kolkata.

Built by Raghunath Sing, it is the earliest of all the laterite built Ekaratna type of temples. Perched at an altitude of 9 m from the ground, this square base temple measures 11 m on all sides. The curvatures on the roof are decorated with beautiful paintings, which are scenes from the Hindu epics.

Updated on 30th November, 2005
District: Bankura


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