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Shyam Rai Temple

Bishnupur, Bishnupur 722122, India
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Another wonderful temple in a cluster of temples

The terracota work in all these temples was a surprise Given their age the condition of the art... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Globaltravelers12
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Ancient temple of bengal, it has incredible art of terracotta surrounding the wall... Represent how... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2018
Kallol K
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Bishnupur, Bishnupur 722122, India
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The terracota work in all these temples was a surprise Given their age the condition of the art was surprising Worth a three hour drive

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Ancient temple of bengal, it has incredible art of terracotta surrounding the wall... Represent how superior artistic level on that time

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This terracotta temple, dedicated to Radha Krishna, built in mid 17th century, this is masterpiece of terracotta carvings, which is almost dead in India. Declared national monument in 2000, now it's being restored. It is combination of Persian Rajputana and Bengal architecture. Stories from Ramayana,...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome piece of terra-cotta work with different mythological stories present in the Temple which is made by king Raghunath Sinha on 1643 AD. This temple contains 5 tombs.

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Great architecture and display of teracotta art which is unique in India. Built by the Malla kings of 16th century AD and standing tall for over four centuries....

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Terracotta temples an uniqueness which is found in this part of the country. Good Artwork and beautifully decorated.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is small temple within the Bishnupur town. Have good terakota work. It can be covered with in half and hour.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This temple is located in a secluded area of Bishnupur, a little away from the hustle and bustle of the town. It's surrounded by a garden and then by a few big dense trees, which make this place somewhat silent and peaceful. Shyam Rai is...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Entire Bishnupur is about terracota marvels.Well preserved and maintained by Archaeological Survey Of India.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Bishnupur is THE place for temple nerds. The uniqueness of these temples of which this is the pinnacle is it represents a very different style of architecture unique to the state of Bengal. These temples feel ancient, look ancient and are ancient. One can sit...More

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