Places around Kharagpur with history

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1/6 Places to Visit in Kharagpur with history
Jagannath Mahadev Temple
10 kms from Kharagpur city limits
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Jagannath Mahadev Temple an Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva as the name suggests is an amazing temple located at distance of approximately 10 kms away from Kharagpur city centre next to the famous puja mall.

Jagannath Mahadev Temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath an incarnation of Lord Shiva and is one of the oldest temple in Midnapore. The temple has a beautiful architecture with intricate carvings made in concrete. Devotees has to climb flight of stairs to reach the sanctum of the temple. The aura in the temple is beyond words and the devotees would flock in during ...

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2/6 Places to Visit in Kharagpur with history
Jhareswar Temple
10 kms from Kharagpur city limits
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Jhareswar Temple, one of the oldest Hindu temples in the town dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located at a distance of 10 kms from the city if Kharagpur and is close from the Kharagpur railway station, this temple is very popular among the locals as a place of worship.

Though not counted among the most grand of architectural tributes, the place is nevertheless seeped with an aura of serenity, a quiet, ideal place of worship and meditation of Gods of Gods Mahadev. The temple also occupies a position of respect as it is considered to be among one of the oldest Hindu temples of...

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3/6 Places to Visit in Kharagpur with history

Jhargram Raj Palace, an astonishing palace and the current residence of Malla Dev royal family. This palace is located at a distance of approximately 40 kms away from Kharagpur city. It is an architectural beauty with cultural and historic heritage. Jhargram literally translates to village surrounded by deep forests

Jhargram is a palace has combined architecture of Italian and Islamic architecture with Indo saracenic touch built in 1931. The palace is spread over 30 acres and is where the rivers meet the hills and the wilderness of the forests beckon the exploring travellers. The hi...

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4/6 Places to Visit in Kharagpur with history
Khargeswar temple
15 kms from Kharagpur city limits
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Khargeswar Mahadev Temple is one of the oldest temples in the city of Kharagpur and is dedicated to God of Gods Mahadev, Lord Shiva. Temple is situated at a distance of 15 kms from the centre of Kharagpur city.

Khargeswar was built around 400 years ago by King Kharag Singh and hence the name of the city and the temple are intertwined. This place is also mentioned in Mahabharata, as it was ruled by Hiramba, the deamon king and was destroyed by Bhima. The temple is at the very same place where Bhima once killed Hiramba during the time of their exile.

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5/6 Places to Visit in Kharagpur with history
Kurumbera Fort
36 kms from Kharagpur city limits
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Kurumbera Fort is situated in Gaganeshwar village at a distance of approximately 36 kms away from Kharagpur city. Kurumbera Fort is embodied with scenic beauty and was built around 1438 to 1469 during the rule of Surya Vamsi king of Odisha Gajapati Kapilendra Dev.

Kurumbera Fort is a one of the most undiscovered fort in West Bengal. The architecture of this fort is fusion of Odisha and Mughal architecture and is preserved by Archaeological Survey of India. Major rooftops are decorated with engraved flowers. There is huge courtyard ringed by pillared corridor and in the middle ther...

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6/6 Places to Visit in Kharagpur with history

Nehru Museum of Science and Technology is a museum located at IIT Kharagpur campus at a distance of approximately 13 kms away from Kharagpur City. The museum is an imposing building, bearing resemblance to the Byzantine style of architecture

The museum was established in the infamous Hijli Detention Camp of the pre-Independence era, with an aim to present the developments in diverse areas of science and technology through models and images. Hijli Detention camp building is now named as Hijli Saheed Bhavan and it houses Nehru Museum of Science & Technology and is managed by IIT Khar...

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