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Chandrachur Temple

Chandrachur Temple is a highly revered Shiva temple situated at Chandrachur on Asansol-Chittaranjan Road in Birbhum District of West Bengal. This beautiful shrine has a height of 60 ft and draws a large number of devotees from far and near. According to a local myth, a farmer named Chandranath Bauri had a vision of Lord Shiva at this place. A grand fair is organized here on Chaitra Sankranti. Mahashivaratri is the main festival celebrated at this temple. Shravan Mela and Rath Yatra are the other festivals celebrated here with much pomp and show. The nearest railway station is Asansol Junction Railway Station and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is the nearest airport.

Updated on 6th March, 2016
District: Birbhum


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