Mohanpur Jagannath temple

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Mohanpur Jagannath Temple
মোহনপুর জগন্নাথ মন্দির
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Mohanpur Jagannath Templeমোহনপুর জগন্নাথ মন্দির is located in West Bengal
Mohanpur Jagannath Templeমোহনপুর জগন্নাথ মন্দির
Mohanpur Jagannath Temple
মোহনপুর জগন্নাথ মন্দির
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 21°50′19″N 87°25′53″E / 21.83856°N 87.43145°E / 21.83856; 87.43145Coordinates: 21°50′19″N 87°25′53″E / 21.83856°N 87.43145°E / 21.83856; 87.43145
Name
Bengali: মোহনপুর জগন্নাথ মন্দির
Location
Country: India
State: Paschimbanga
District: Paschim Medinipur
Location: Mohanpur
Architecture and culture
Primary deity: Jagannath
Architectural styles: Kalinga architecture
History
Date built:
(Current structure)
1611
Creator: Karmahapatra Dynasty

Jagannath temple is one of the ancient temples in Mohanpur in the Midnapore district of West Bengal, India. It is situated about 20 km from Jaleswar, 16 km from Egra and 201 km from Kolkata. Idols of Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra are present in the temple. This temple was constructed around 1611 by Karmahapatra family and is currently in a ruined condition and requires preservation. Legend is that the Puri Jagannath Mandir is visible from the peak of this temple.