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Ravinder Malik Mar 07 2016

Which are the most visited religious places in West Bengal?

Ria Dutta Mar 29 2016
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West Bengal is a land of cultural diversity. The religious places in West Bengal consist of beautiful temples and churches to magnificent mosques and synagogues. The state is an amalgamation of holy places and has followers of every religion. The worshipping places are also some of the major local tourist attractions. The following list comprises some of the most popular religious places in West Bengal.

Dakshineswar Temple, Kolkata

Located on the banks of Hoogly, Dakshineshwar Temple is one of the most visited holy places in West Bengal, Kolkata. The temple is where Sri Ramakrishnaused to worship Devi Kali. Dakshineshwar Temple is also adorned by 12 Shiva Temples.

St. John the Baptist Armenian Church, Hooghly
The second oldest Church in West Bengal, St. John the Baptist Armenian Church was built in 1697. After the Armenian Christmas, celebrated on 6 January, the Armenians residing in West Bengal makes an annual pilgrimage to the church.

The Adina Mosque, Pandua

Built by Sultan Sikandar Shah in 1375, The Adina Mosque is one of the important Islamic monuments. The unique design and vast size of the mosque makes it a very prominent monument in the architectural history of West Bengal.

Magen David Synagogue, Kolkata

Located on the Jewish Synagogue Street, Magen David Synagogue is one of the oldest religious destinations in Kolkata. One of the finest synagogues, it provides an excellent view of the city which mesmerises the soul of every visitor.

The religious places in West Bengal will surely captivate your soul and mind. Now you can book tickets using ixigo train app and travel with comfort, and ease. Have a wonderful trip and don’t forget to share your experiences!

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