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Baneswar Shiva Temple

SH12A | Baneswar, Cooch Behar 736133, India
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Bhakti on Shiv Ratri

During Shiva Rarti and Bhambhol you must visit this place but be prepared for a huge crowd and an... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2016
Agent A
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A place to visit

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

Reviewed September 17, 2016
Manosija D
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SH12A | Baneswar, Cooch Behar 736133, India
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Reviewed December 11, 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 September 17, 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
Reviewed June 18, 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

1  Thank Aniruddha G
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Baneshwar temple, is located at a distance of 11km. From Aliporeduar Jn., towards Cooch Beher. As Mythology goes, Banasur, the King of ASURA,a SHAIBITE, wanted to built a Shiva Temple at PATAL . Shiva agreed, but condition was, while carrying the LINGA from Kailash,-abode of...More

3  Thank Sarasij M
Reviewed November 30, 2015

The Shiva Temple of Baneswar was built by Maharaja Nripendra Narayan. One has to go down about 10 feet below the from the temple base to worship. The temple is sparkling clean and well maintained. There is a pond in the temple complex where there...More

2  Thank Sandweep
Reviewed September 14, 2015

This is a good place,very old Shiva temple,very well maintained. main attraction is the turtles which are known as mohans kept it conservation.

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Reviewed July 22, 2015

First thing that comes in mind about this temple is its white color. Located 10km north of Cooch Behar city, this temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. It is neat and clean temple. The temple also has ‘Gouripat’ and another temple by its side with...More

Thank seedhunter
Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a famous Temple around Coochbehar. Turtles called "Mohans" as old as 400 years also roam in the pond here. It is restricted to feed them or disturb them. But they will come to you in search of food. They are huge and playful,...More

Thank sudarshini_datta
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