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Madangopal Jiu Temple

Madangopal Jiu Temple
Madangopal Jiu Temple
Madangopal Jiu Temple
Madangopal Jiu Temple is located in West Bengal
Madangopal Jiu Temple
Location in West Bengal
Geography
Coordinates 22°28′00″N 87°54′21″E / 22.4668°N 87.9057°E / 22.4668; 87.9057
Country India
State West Bengal
Locale Mellock
Culture
Sanctum Radha and Madangopala
Major festivals Janmastami and Holi
Architecture
Number of temples 1
Number of monuments 1
History
Date built 17th Century AD

Madangopal Jiu Temple (Bengali: মদনগোপাল জীউ মন্দির ) is a temple in the village of Mellock, near Samta, in the Indian state of West Bengal. The temple is also locally known as Gopaler Mondir, the temple of Gopala.

The temple is a terracotta ornamented aatchala (roof with 8 slopes). It was built in the 17th century AD by Mukundaprasad Roychoudhury, a descent of the Roychowdhury Zamindars of Mellock.

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