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Bengal Terracotta
Bengal Terracotta

Nilanjana Rai
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I have heard that Bengal is known for its terracotta art. I want to buy some terracotta statues. Looking forward to suggestions about what will make the best buys and from where to make these purchases in Bengal.

Posted On : 08/16/10 4:41:57 AM

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Dipen Guha
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A drive of 151 km or railway journey of 210 km from Kolkata will take you to Bishnupur, a town of antique heritage in the district of Bankura to fancy for terra-cotta artefact. The historical specimens of this beautiful art of Bengal dates back to 14th century at the inception of the Malla kings. There are several emporiums sealing in terra-cotta statues, near the main bus terminus, near Radhesyam Mandir and Panchmura. you can go for shopping the exquisite silk sari at Raghunath Shah. If you come in December, you can visit the famous Bishnupur Mela that too provides you with a galaxy of terra-cotta statues and statuets. Since Bishnupur is a tourist spot price is bit higher. If you come to Bankura sadar, nearlt 2 and a half hours journey from Bishnupur things at comparitively cheap rate can be had.

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