Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Bishnupur:

1. Rasmancha

Must visit 3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

The oldest brick temple, Rasmancha was commissioned by Malla King Bir Hambir in 1600 CE. The temple has one inner chamber housing the idols of Radha-Krishna.

2. Lalji Temple

Must visit 3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

This laterite eka-ratna temple was built in 1658 by Bir Singha II of Malla dynasty on a square raised plinth which consists of ornamental stucco decorations on low relief carvings.

3. Susunia Hill

3.1 /5

46 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

Located 63 km away from Bankura town, this is a very important tourist spot here. This hill is famous for its natural Spring and Silalipi. One can also trek around this place.

4. Jorebangla Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

Built by Malla King Raghunath Singh in 1655 AD, The temple made of laterite bricks has an appearance of two thatched huts joined together and surmounted by a single tower.

5. Mukutmonipur

3.1 /5

57 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

Another important tourist village in this area, Mukutmonipur is famous for its earthen dam which is the 2nd largest such dam in India. This place is located about 70 km from Bishnupur.

6. Madan Mohan Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

This eka-ratna temple was built by Malla King Durjana Singh Dev in late 17th century that has a square flat roof with curved cornices and a pinnacle over the top.

7. Biharinath Hill

3.1 /5

68 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

The tallest hill in this region, Biharinath hill is situated 97 km away from Bishnupur town. This hill was an ancient center of Jainism and the place is known for its beautiful surroundings.

8. Radha Shyam Temple

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

Built by King Chaitanya Singha in 1758, the temple has a dome shaped sikhara with stucco motifs that depicts floral, geometric and life of puranas.

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9. Joyrambati

3.1 /5

33 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

A tourist village located in Bankura district, Joyrambati is famous as it was the birthplace of Sree Sarada Devi who is worshipped as the Holy Mother by the followers of Sri Ramakrishna.

10. Jhilimili

3.1 /5

77 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

Located around 97 km from Bishnupur, this place is famous for its dense forests and natural beauty. There is a watchtower here which offers a panoramic view of the surrounding area. The river Kangsabati flows through this forest area and the banks of this river are an ideal picnic spot.

11. Hadal-Narayanpur

3.1 /5

29 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

Located on the banks of the Bodai River, the twin-villages of Hadal-Narayanpur is famous for the Mandal family terracotta temples that comprise of Barataraf, Mejotaraf and the Chhototaraf temples.

12. Bishnupur Mela

12 out of 12
places to visit in Bishnupur

The Bishnupur Mela is an annual fair held in the month of Poush of the Bengali Calendar and is held in the town of Bishnupur. It celebrates the cultural richness of the region, providing the attendees with a glimpse of how the traditional Bengali culture has witnessed change over time. It venerates the traditional music and dance of the state of West Bengal and provides the visitors a glimpse of the Bengali cultural heritage.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Bishnupur?

Day 1- Reach Bishnupur and get freshened up. Start with the infamous Jorbangla Temple. Then head towards the Gate of Old Fort which is quite near the temple. Continue your spiritual journey by heading towards Shyam Rai temple and get the blessings of the Lord. Head back to your hotel and nourish yourself with delectable cuisine.
Day 2- Wake up early and get your breakfast fix. Go to Radha Govinda Temple to get the blessings of the beautiful pair of Radha and Krishna. After that, go to Madan Mohan temple and chant the lord's name inside the temple. Then it's time to explore the architectural marvel of Rasmancha. After that, head towards Dalmadal Kaman Canon. You can also hire a guide at a good price who can tell you more regarding the history of the canon and other places of Bishnupur. 
Day 3- The Susunia Hills are at a proximity from Bishnupur. Trek to the top of the hills and get a gorgeous view of the lush green area that engulfs the hills and the scenic views that surround you. When you come back, head towards the local market of Bishnupur for buying souvenirs. You can get handcrafted items at a reasonable price. Buy a beautiful silk Baluchari saree which is a speciality of Bishnupur. After strolling through the market, go back to your room and prepare to bid farewell to Bishnupur the next day.

How can I commute within Bishnupur?

As this is a small town, you can easily walk around Bishnupur.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Bishnupur?

The top sightseeing places in Bishnupur are Rasmancha, Lalji Temple, Susunia Hill, Jorebangla Temple, Mukutmonipur, Madan Mohan Temple.
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