Kantaji Temple in Dinajpur

Dinajpur

 

People of Dinajpur always feel proud for Kantaji Temple, a late medieval archeological establishment ever found in dinajpur district, built by veteran Maharaja Prannath in Kaharole police station. Although It’s a Hindu temple, but thousands of beautifully decorated terracotta display and picturesque serene atmosphere are attracting thousands of visitors every year across the world. This Navaratna Krishna temple was built in 1752; although the great earthquake of 1897 had demolished all its nine towers.however its beauty was exaggerated more. 13 miles north from the town, on the west of the river Dhepa, this temple is also called Kantanagar temple, as it is located in the village of KantaNagar