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Good for Picture.

Though you cannot see the main fort but you can see this entrance. It is known as Big Stone Door... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
256arijitb
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Entrance of the old palace

There's nothing very special about this structure - it's just an old entrance gate for an old... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
AnkurPankur
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Pune, India
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Jan 1, 2018
“Good for Picture.”
Mar 3, 2018
“The Gate is a worth a visit - next to temples”
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Bishnupur Fort, Bishnupur, India
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

No through traffic - easy to see since next to about four temples in a cluster Very pretty A long drive but worth it

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Though you cannot see the main fort but you can see this entrance. It is known as Big Stone Door. It is made with a special stone known as "Makra", Good place for photo shoot.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

There's nothing very special about this structure - it's just an old entrance gate for an old palace. There are no intricate carvings on the walls or no traps like other forts. It's a simple building with few chambers for soldiers, a decent looking dome...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

There's is nothing much to see apart from the walls of the gate of the old fort. Nice place to capture some really good pictures. About 5 minutes walk from the main places of attraction. General information available on a board at the entry from...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

It is a awsm fort. We enjoyed lots . Good experience. Many people came there. It is a family fort. All total good.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

During Mallabhum times, this was one of the gate for entry to the fort. The fort is no more there and only little ruins are left.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Pratik S
Reviewed January 19, 2017

It is not very grand and many people might not like it. But as it lies very near to a major temple complex of Bishnupur comprising of Jorebangla, RadheShyam, Laljiu Temple etc. one can take a walk through the gate. The gate was made way...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

There are two gates - one slightly bigger than the other with nothing to see beyond them. Erstwhile gates to the now non-existent Palace of the Malla kingdom. No significant terracotta work adorns these two gates as well and if you really give them a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Great architecture. You can take your car through this huge gate and take pictures of the inside too.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Anirban B
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Supposed to be one of the entrance point of the erstwhile Malla kings' fort and falls on the way to Mrinmoyee and Jiu temple. Just behind it as the road snakes forward is the big stone gate. Though the boundary walls have long disappeared, the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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