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Madangopal Jiu Temple

Madangopal Jiu Temple
मदनगोपाल जीऊ मंदिर
Madangopal Jiu Temple
Madangopal Jiu Temple
Madangopal Jiu Temple is located in West Bengal
Madangopal Jiu Temple
Location in West Bengal
Geography
CountryIndia
StateWest Bengal
LocaleMellock
Coordinates22°28′00″N 87°54′21″E / 22.4668°N 87.9057°E / 22.4668; 87.9057
Culture
SanctumRadha and Madangopala
Major festivalsJanmastami and Holi
Architecture
Number of temples1
Number of monuments1
History
Date built17th 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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