Jagannath Temple, Pabna

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Jagannath Temple is a Hindu temple in the Pabna district of the Rajshahi Division of Bangladesh. It is dedicated to the god Jagannath. It is also known locally known as the Handial Mandir.

The temple was built between 1300 to 1400 CE. The temple is famous for its terracotta sculptures, and has been described as one of the most beautiful Hindu temples in Northern Bangladesh.[1] The temple is incurring damage by high salinity from the soil it is built on.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Hasibur Rahman Bilu (2008). "Temple awaits repair for 400 years". The Daily Star. http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=21681.