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Nothing much to see, only grim history

This structure falls on the way to/from Shyam Rai temple. It is a featureless rectangular building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ankur P
Maintenance is lacking - Archeolological Survey of India buck-up

Its now just a roadside brickwork, standing alone and unimpressive. It stands as Ekaant.The picture... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Amit29g
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 weeks ago
“Nothing much to see, only grim history”
10 Apr 2017
“Maintenance is lacking - Archeolological Survey of India buck-up”
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Bishnupur, Bankura, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This structure falls on the way to/from Shyam Rai temple. It is a featureless rectangular building with creepers and grass growing all over & around it because ASI has not started restoring it (yet). Our guide told us that it was used as an execution...More

Thank Ankur P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Its now just a roadside brickwork, standing alone and unimpressive. It stands as Ekaant.The picture itself speaks a million words about lack of maintenance and gross neglect. When will we be responsible enough to preserve such things.

Thank Amit29g
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This place has nothing to see,apart from the fortified high walls of an enclosure where allegedly,all enemies of the state were kept till they died of thirst and hunger. Local folklore say,how people who were against the Malla kings were thrown into the small enclosure...More

8  Thank Shourjendra D
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A weird-looking rectangular structure. A lot of history associated with it. No one can enter this place. Liked it.

1  Thank Anirban B
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is not a temple but a good ancient work. 5 k.m from Bishnupur Railway Station, 3 k.m. from Bus Stand

Thank Abhay R
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Just a stop by. Nothing must watch .It's a big wall boundary type as you would seen in the picture posted by many/Google. A history attached with the place as this place .This place used to be use to kill/murder people. People were bring into...More

1  Thank Sayantani R
Reviewed 2 September 2016

As the name suggests this is the execution site for the convicted prisoners. These days it is not open to the visitors. In case you're visiting to Bankura, this is a place you should come across while traveling around.

Thank Arindam S
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Execution room or Grannary - nobody knows for sure. However this monument stands pretty close to the Rani Bandh area in Bishnupur.

Thank debanjan_das_gupta
Reviewed 18 January 2016

As the name suggests, this seems like an omnious place which you can just pass by on the way to other monuments. Anyone who had to be punished would be encased within these walls and be never seen again. Gives a creepy feeling just walking...More

Thank Jayati1303
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This used to be the execution site of the Malla kings. There are hidden chambers inside with deep wells and sharpened swords to kill the convicts. However in 2006 or so someone committed suicide jumping from its top and the site has been closed for...More

Thank RBan26
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