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Baneswar Shiva Temple

SH12A | Baneswar, Cooch Behar 736133, India
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I went to Baneswar Shiv Temple. The temple also has a statue of Arthanarishwar. The premises has a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Old shiv temple

Shiv Linga at underground. Must visit place to see the turtle pond also beside this temple. Holy... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
avra4u2006
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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SH12A | Baneswar, Cooch Behar 736133, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to Baneswar Shiv Temple. The temple also has a statue of Arthanarishwar. The premises has a huge pond which houses large number of tortoises, very old in age and form. It is great place to go.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Shiv Linga at underground. Must visit place to see the turtle pond also beside this temple. Holy pond.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

A beutiful temple devoted for Lord Shiva stands in Baneshwar,which is on the outskirts of Cooch Behar town.The deity can be found below floor level and one has to climb down a flight ot stairs in order to see the Shiv Ling !!

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This is situated just outskirts of coochbehar city. Easily accessible via local transport. Main attraction aare "mohan" which are tortoise and is conserved here. This is a shiva temple.

Thank Sandeep M
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Went for Holy Darshan on 23/12/17 Time was 11.15am and there were few devotees, no rush as such. One can buy prasad (sweets) from either of the 2 sweet shop right opposite the main temple gate. Flowers and puja thali can be brought from vendors...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Baneswar Shiva Temple is located at Baneswar, a bit outskirt (about 8 km to the north of Coochbehar) of the town Coochbehar. The “Shivalinga” of this temple is 10 feet below the plinth level. This temple is famous for its tortoises (locally known as "Mohan")...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The serenity of this place calls for a real heart diving immense bhakti time. Whenever you visit coochbehar this place is a must visit.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

During Shiva Rarti and Bhambhol you must visit this place but be prepared for a huge crowd and an Indian style crowd i must add.Jai Baba Bhambhole

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

If u r new in coochbehar u must visit it once. it is famous for having turtles named after the god MOHAN.

Thank Manosija D
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

The temple is located next to a pond with a hundreds of turtles. It is a nesting ground for a certain species of turtle, funded by an American trust. The turtles often tend to climb the stairs of the pond in search of food. You...More

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