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Address: Bishnupur, Bankura, India

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Nothing to see,but an eerie reminder

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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Shourjendra D
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 with high walls till they died. It was a kind of slow and painful execution,and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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3 of 5 bubbles 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

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 this place but no one knew what used to happen to them.That makes the place... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 past it... a real feel into history !!

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 visitors thereafter.

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Thank RBan26
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

nothing much to talk about it, you can only see the structure and the Rickshaw wallas give a brief of the place

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

This building was originally a prison cum execution chamber. However the structure is in ruins today and due to government apathy, the locals have turned it into a dumpsite. You will see it while passing by but a closer look is not needed.

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