Chandimura Temple

Published:  12:00 AM, 18 March 2017

The oldest archaeological sites in Bangladesh

The oldest archaeological sites in Bangladesh

Chandimura Temple is one of the oldest Temple in Bangladesh. Provabati Debi, wife of the Buddhist king Devkharag established this temple in the 7th century. Since then, several renovation works have been done to keep the structure alive. This temple is on the top of a hill called Lalmai. Lalmai is a large and famous hilly area in Bangladesh. Chandimura Temple comprised one of its apexes.

Chandimura Temple is situated very near to Comilla-Chandpur highway in Lalmai. One can easily visit this place from Comilla. This temple is located at the top of a hillock and you have to climb there using the stairs. It's tiresome to reach at the top. But don't worry, you'll have the whole stairs is covered with evergreen trees. And at any stages, you can have a break by supporting your body on the railing of the stairs. You can see a long distance from there as you have already climbed a few.

The temple premise is mainly having two temples. Each of those are having two small compartments are joined together(considered as single one). Left side temple is the Shiv Mondirand the right side temple is Chondi Mondir
To reach Chandimura Temple first you have to come at the Lalmai Bazar, Comilla. From the bazaar, it takes 10 taka auto rickshaw fare for each person.  There is a bus services used to run through a road which is exactly beside the temple. You can take that bus from the Poduar Bazar of Comilla Bishwa road. It takes 15 taka per person.

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