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Description AboutTourism or Parjatan Place of Joypurhat
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It is situated on the banks of the small Jamuna in the village of Bel Amla, about four kilometers north-west of the town of Joypurhat. There are twelve temples of the same size lined up on a rectangular courtyard. Inside each temple there is a Shivling. The temples are said to have been built by a wealthy Hindu named Rajibalochan Mandal in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century. There are five more similar temples about half a kilometer south-west of the Barshibalaya temple. On Shiva Chaturdashi of Falgun month, Mela and Baruni baths are held in the area of Barshibalaya temple.
Ancient Dighi Asharanga covers an area of about 25 bighas in Mamudpur union of Khetlal upazila of the district. The lake is thought to be about twelve years old. It is also rumored that Manu Bhatta of the Tahirpur royal family dug the tank. During the re-excavation of the lake in 1992, several ancient statues were found here.
Another ancient dighi is located in Punt union of Kalai upazila of the district. Covering an area of 59.4 acres, the length of the lake is about one kilometer. It is said that King Nandalal dug this tank in one night in 1610. In winter, a lot of guest birds gather here.
Patharghata Mission is located on the banks of the river Tulsiganga, four kilometers north of the Panchbibi railway station in the district. Here is a church built in modern architecture. There are innumerable bricks and stones and pieces of pottery scattered around this area. The idea is that there was a town long ago. There is a lot of antiquities stored in the mission office here. However, a large part of that collection was lost during the war of independence. In the vicinity of Patharghata Missionary, people of small ethnic groups like Orao, Santal, Rajbangshi, Munda etc. can be enjoyed.
Kalai Folk Culture Museum
Kalai Folk Culture Museum is located on the side of the highway near Kalai Upazila Sadar. More than three hundred items including ancient manuscripts, paintings, antique jewelery, musical instruments, household items are on display here. Among these are the paintings of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedins Durgata and the beggar, in 1334.
There are nine large reservoirs in the same place a little to the west of Patharghata Mission. All but three of the reservoirs have been filled. However, they still exist. The brick-and-stone paved ghats of the reservoirs still survive.
Dargah of Nimai Pir
Dargah of Nimai Pir is located about 200 meters south-west of Patharghata Church. Some people know the Dargah of Nasir Uddin Pir. On the outside of the dargah there is a pillar of ancient stone carved into the ground. On the wall of the Dargah was an inscription of the period of Sultan Nasir Uddin Nasrat Shah (1519-31), which no longer exists. However, the inscription did not have the name of the person lying in the grave here. Every year a rural fair is held here in the month of Jyotsna.
The temple at Gopinathpur, about seven kilometers from Akkelpur upazila of the district, is known as the temple of Gopinath Tagore. The construction style of this ancient temple is very interesting.