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Siddheswar Temple

Siddheswar Temple is an ancient shrine located at Bahulara in Bankura District of West Bengal. The presiding deity here is Lord Shiva. The deities of Ganesh, Jai Parshwanath and Durga are also installed inside the temple.

It is renowned for its unique architectural style and exquisite ornamentation of the temple walls. This temple, attributed to the Pala (medieval) period, conforms to the Orissan style of architecture with fine ornamentation depicting replicas of the temple.

In the month of Chaitra (March-April), a big festival is celebrated here known as Gajan. Large numbers of devotees from far-off places throng here during this colorful festival.

Bahulara is about 25 km from Bishnupur. Onda Railway Station is 5 km away.

Updated on 13th November, 2018
District: Bankura
Location: Bahulara village


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