Bandel Church - Things to Know Before Visiting
Sahaganj, Chinsurah, West Bengal 712104, India
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About Bandel Church
The Basilica of the Holy Rosary is one of the oldest Christian churches in West Bengal. It stands as a memorial to the Portuguese settlement in Bengal. Founded in 1599. A lot of people come here daily to visit this ancient wonder.
Attractions Near Bandel Church
Imambara which is situated on the banks of River Ganga in Chinsurah. This is a Shiah institution for perpetuating the memory of the twelve Imams. The architecture and the painting of this Imambara is truly amazing and this atttracts a lot of people to here.
Constructed on the order of the director of the Dutch East India Company . The cemetery and all its graves are now maintained and Archaeological Survey of India under the protection of ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance.
This is the house of Bengali novelist, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay located in the banks of the Rupnarayan river. it now serves as a museum which comprises the works of him and the things he used and all. The house is very old and we can study the architecture of ancient Bengali houses from here.
This is a Hindu Temple of goddess Hangseswari. The deity is worshipped as a form of Maa Kali in Hindu mythology. The temple has a distinctive architecture different from the usual pattern of temples. The inner structure of the building resembles human anatomy which is "Tantrik Satchakrabhed" style of architecture. This is a must see place in Hoogly.
This is an ancient temple that was built in the banks of the Hoogly river. Historically important place. A lot of peoples comes here daily to offer poojas and many tourists also come here to know about this historical place.
This is a museum in memorial of Gandhiji which is properly utilizing all the present-day museological media and having developed a range of galleries depicting facets of Gandhiji’s life and philosophy along with different phases of India’s Freedom Movement. It provides interesting and highly informative direct research materials regarding the personality, thinking and the programs of the Mahatma or about events in his life.
Where is Bandel Church
Discover More Attractions in Hooghly, Where Bandel Church Is Located
The district named after the Hoogly river. This town was a major river port for trade in India before colonialism. The district has thousands of years of rich heritage as part of the Bengali kingdom