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300-year-old temples in Bangladesh at risk of being lost to history

It’s painful to see one historic site after another falling into ruins or getting destroyed thanks to the apathy of the authorities. The latest victims of this mindless trend are some 300-year-old temples located on the bank of the Bhairab River, about eight kilometres away from Jashore’s Abhaynagar upazila headquarters. The place “bears the sign of a marvellous ancient architectural design” featuring 11 Shiva temples surrounding a large, square-shaped courtyard. Their spectacular designs remind one of the rich art and cultural heritage from a bygone era.Read more on The Daily Star

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