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A trip to Hansehswari Temple & Bandel Church

Here I am telling only on Hansehswari Temple, which lesser known than Bandel Church. Hansehswari... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Kajal N
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Historic monument

Most desired attraction of lucknow city. very beautiful historic monument built scientifically... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Hooghly, India
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Here I am telling only on Hansehswari Temple, which lesser known than Bandel Church. Hansehswari Temple is a Hindu Temple of goddess Hangseswari. Here the deity is worshipped as Maa Hansehswari, which is a form of Maa Kali. The temple was built by Raja Nrisingha...More

Thank Kajal N
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Most desired attraction of lucknow city. very beautiful historic monument built scientifically. Enjoyed a lot in bhool bhulaiya and learned various intrersting facts and history of the monument. The whole monument has various inticate balconies and beautiful garden. Worth spending 2-3 hours. Must visit.

Thank lukemueller2017
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

BBC Travel had a short write-up a while ago on another non-British suburb (Chandannagar) of Kolkata on a thread about colonial heritage. Out of curiosity (and also a desire to try Indian Railways commuter trains), the reviewer passed through all of those non-British suburbs (in...More

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Bandel Church is one of the most attractive and prestigious churches of westbengal. If someone looking for a weekend destination and picnic spot near Kolkata, then Bandel church and nearby hooghly ghat is a perfect option for 50 km cool long drive to reach...More

Thank subhrajit p
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Very much magnificent place and have anntique piece of nature.aqua marina and bandel church is the most attractive thing in bandel.it is a place of attractive market and very much friendly people.just go with your friends and enjoy in bandel which is located in hooghly.

Thank saurabh t
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It is among oldest Church in India. It is very popular. Christmas Time it is over crowded.Tourist from other countries are also visiting.

1  Thank PSChanda
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Take a train from Howrah/Sealdah which will take 1 hr.hire a rickshaw it's cheap and economy and roam around all places in Bandel in 500 rupees. Nice architecture and historical place. Went to a newly built temple Rajhat Lahiri ashram. It's quite innovative and quiet...More

Thank shikha s
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This town had been build by Portuguese many years ago while they came to India to do business with East India Company of British.You will feel nostalgic while walking down the road of this town.

Thank KaushikNandy
Reviewed 20 December 2016

really nice to have a beautiful sorroundings , calm and peaceful environment... top of the church is very nice .

Thank Bireswar B
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Portuguese arrived at Kalkut, Kerala, India in 1498. They entered Saptagram Port in 1535 via the river Saraswati which has since reduced to canal. The Portuguese called the port "Porto pequeno " (Small Port )As the Saraswati was drying up the Portuguese shifted their...More

1  Thank Bhabani Charan D
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14 February 2017|
Response from KaushikNandy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for replying late. There are hotels available for lunch opposite of the church.