|A beautiful picture of Paharpur|
Paharpur the biggest known monastery southern region of Himalayas, Paharpur is a little village 5 km western of Jamalganj at Badalgachi upazila in Naogaon dristrict (greater Rajshahi district) where the continues to be of the most essential and the biggest known monastery southern region of the Himalayas has been excavated. Paharpur or Shompur Bihar was designed by Master Dharmapal Dev (770-810), who was the second king of the Pal Empire. As it was remaining in a discontinued condition for years, it changed into a very great hillock, and this triggered the individuals to contact it Paharpur.
|Central temple of Paharpur or Sompur Bihar|
|A Close view of Paharpur Bihara Central Temple|
It was found in 1807 and the discovery performs started in 1875. The size of the main forehead of the
How to go?Firstly you need to go Naogaon. From Naogaon town, take a bus to Jaipurhat (approximately 34 km). From Naogaon central bus stand, buses leave regularly after an hour for Paharpur. Then to get to the sights from Paharpur village take a rickshaw or a three wheeler .
Photo: Rumon Anam
Top of the roof of Buddhist room