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Barowaritala, Murshidabad, West Bengal

Ram temple, Senior Bhonsle Wada

Entire temple constructed in Saoner stone (sandstone) with intricate carvings on all surfaces including ceiling. Flat roof over sabha mandap with short parapet wall in stone. Fluted circular columns and cusped arches in sabha mandap. The entire temple has been painted with bright enamel paints. The temple has been recently painted in bright enamel paints. This has concealed the beautiful carvings and is likely to damage them. The paint should Read more

Entire temple constructed in Saoner stone (sandstone) with intricate carvings on all surfaces including ceiling. Flat roof over sabha mandap with short parapet wall in stone. Fluted circular columns and cusped arches in sabha mandap. The entire temple has been painted with bright enamel paints. The temple has been recently painted in bright enamel paints. This has concealed the beautiful carvings and is likely to damage them. The paint should be allowed to wear off and the temple should not be painted again.

Munshi Mandir

Saptamukhi Vav

The Saptamukhi vav in Dabhoi was built in 1255AD by one Visaldeva. It is located adjacent to the Dabhoi talao. Saptamukhi, when literally translated means ' having seven heads', or entries in this case. It has been constructed in stone and has heavily carved with figures of deities. The ornamentation detail on this vav is similar to the Navlakhi vav, which is inside the Laxmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara city.

The Saptamukhi vav in Dabhoi was built in 1255AD by one Visaldeva. It is located adjacent to the Dabhoi talao. Saptamukhi, when literally translated means ' having seven heads', or entries in this case. It has been constructed in stone and has heavily carved with figures of deities. The ornamentation detail on this vav is similar to the Navlakhi vav, which is inside the Laxmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara city.

Budhwar Darwaza

Gateway built in black basalt stone masonry with a pointed arch. The gateway is low and the wooden door is missing. A room has been built atop the gateway. It is perpendicular to the Fattarphod gateway. The gateway has been pointed with cement and painted which is not appropriate to its period and style. A room that has been constructed on top of the gateway should be removed. The structure abutting the gateway should be removed

Gateway built in black basalt stone masonry with a pointed arch. The gateway is low and the wooden door is missing. A room has been built atop the gateway. It is perpendicular to the Fattarphod gateway. The gateway has been pointed with cement and painted which is not appropriate to its period and style. A room that has been constructed on top of the gateway should be removed. The structure abutting the gateway should be removed

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