Thursday, October 2, 2014

Kantaji Temple in Bangladesh

Kantajee's Temple Dinajpur 

This postcard is postmarked in 2014 with two Bangladesh stamps. 

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Kantaji Temple at Kantanagar, is a late-medieval Hindu temple in Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Built by Maharaja Pran Nath, its construction started in 1704 and ended in the reign of his son Raja Ramnath 1722. It boasts one of the greatest examples on Terracotta architecture in Bangladesh and once had nine spires, but all were destroyed in an earthquake that took place in 1897.
Bangladesh stamp 2014
The Day of Independence and National Day - 10
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Bangladesh stamp 2013
Buddha Statue, World Stamp Exhibition 
Dharmarajika Maha Vihara, Dhaka - 10

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