GOKULCHAND TEMPLE, BISHNUPUR, WEST BENGAL, INDIA

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Found just a couple of kilometer from the earthenware sanctuaries of Bishnupur, Gokulchand Temple is the most stupendous of the few Bengal stone sanctuaries.

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The 64 feet high five pinnacled sanctuary encompassed by a high divider, giving the impression of a post instead of a sanctuary. The sanctuary was committed to Lord Krishna and is having a colossal five headed structure, completely made of stone. The five headed structure is having passageway from four sides, every one of which is having three entryways, opening it to the internal wide hallway. Inside the sanctuary, there is an enormous chamber, which once held the icon of Lord Krishna, yet is presently exhausted.

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The Temple compound is likewise having an incredible Natmandir, straight to one of the entryways to the primary sanctuary, which is sufficiently wide however its length is truly astounding. The whole structure is made of stone and that is a major marvel to the scientists even about the wellspring of so much stone. Indeed, the high divider, that makes the look of the sanctuary changed over to a stronghold, is additionally made of stone. The sanctuary is close to the primary town of Bishnupur and for vacationer, to achieve the sanctuary, the main route was to get through the town. Rail track has been laid and now the spot is all around associated with rail as well.

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