Tag: kantaji temple
The majority of the important religious sites in Bangladesh are related to Islam, the most widely practiced religion in the country with an estimated 88 percent of the population being Muslim. Other religions in Bangladesh include Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity, while minority groups practice forms of animism and follow tribal belief systems.
The magnificent Kantaji Temple must have been a sight to behold just after its construction. Before the massive 1897 earthquake, nine bold spires adorned the temple, but looking at the temple today, one can only imagine the beauty that this terracotta wonder once displayed. Located in the town of Dinajpur, the Kantaji Temple is a significant historical attraction in Bangladesh and a ...