Chandi Mandir is located at the place name Dhamsreni about 3 km east from Ulipur sub district of Kurigram district. The Mandir was established (1658-1707) at the time of Mughal emperor Aorangajeb. An earthquake was occurred in 1897. That time the earth quake causes serious damage of the Mandir. Now a new Mandir has been established here beside the old Mandir. It was the headquarter of Baharabanda Raganara, who was the Landlord, and Rani Satyabrati.
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After reaching Kurigram, take local transport to visit the place.
Dhaka and Kurigram is linked by road. You can take a bus from Dhaka to reach Kurigram. Some of the bus services have been listed below for your assistance.
1. Hanif Enterprise
Contact: Shymoli: 88-02-9144482, Cell: 01198-220 052
Gabtoli: 88-02-8011750, 9003380, Cell: 01190-188 169
2. Kurigram Paribahan
Contact: 01924-469 437, 01914-856 826
There are few accommodation facilities available. Some of the places you may consider staying in are listed below for your assistance.
1. Residential Hotel DK
2. Hotel Sriti
3. Hotel Mehedi
4. Hotel Nibedika
5. Hotel Arnab Palace
Tarekeshwar Shiv Mandir is located in Natore Rajbari, near to small palace building (ছোট তরফ). This temple is as popularly known as Tarekeshwar Shiv Mandir, but the established name is Sree Sree Baba Tarekeshwar Shiv Mandir. Although this temple was established by Tara Sundari, daughter of Ordhorongeshwari Moharani Bhabani (অরধরঙ্গেশ্বরী মহারানী ভবানী); This old temple represents the ancient Indian architecture of the then King Shivnath Roy, the second son of the Great King Ram Krishno. Everyday many people come here to observe this ancient architecture. Also, people of Hindu religion come here to vow and worship to their god, Lord Shiva and offer deity.
Not only the Shiv Temple, there is also a structure of Snake with five heads named Ponchonag, statue of Lord Hanuman, and statue of Lord Shiv and Sree Krishna. People also worship before these structures to fulfill their desire. There is pond named Tarekeshwari just beside the temple, named after the temple.)  => Array ( [name] => Fegnasar Shiva Temple [post_id] => 9298 [post_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/places/fegnasar-shiva-temple/ [thumb_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Fegnasar-shib-1-169x300.jpg [post_content] =>
Fegnasar Shiva Temple (ফেগুনসার শিব মন্দির) was built in the reign (1159-1185 AD) of great King Bollal Shena. Another conception said, it might be built between 1725-1758 AD during the reign of King Raj Bollov. In course of time, it was on the way to destruction. Then, Moharaja Raj Bollov took some initiative to reconstruct that. It can not be assured who particularly built that temple. King Ballav was a great devotee of Shiva.
This temple is in rectangular shape at base,measuring 15 feet length,10 feet width and about 25 feet high from the ground. Very common constructing material like bricks, cement and limes being used to build that temple. At the last day of full moon night in every Bengali month of Falgun, there is a large festival of worshiping being held here.
There are so many stories being populated among common people about the builder of that Temple. Inside the temple, there is a large "Shiva Lingha" (শিব লিঙ্গ) (Phallus) placed. According to the local people, this is the largest phallus brought from South India (not true at all,because largest one is located at Faridpur District). Just about 100 meter away, there is a branch of Dhaleswari river flowing.
This place is sometimes locally mentioned as Raypura Mondir)  => Array ( [name] => Sri Sri Madhab Gaurio Moth [post_id] => 10239 [post_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/places/sri-sri-madhab-gaurio-moth/ [thumb_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/P_20150610_175253_LL1-300x169.jpg [post_content] =>
Sri Sri Madhab Gaurio Moth was established in the year 1921, by a Hindu Saint named Sri Shil Vaktishiddhanto Saraswati Goswami Thakur Pravupaad (শ্রী শীল ভক্তিসিদ্ধান্ত সরস্বতী গোস্বামী ঠাকুর প্রভুপাদ). This Madhab Gaurio Moth has now turned into the facility of a charitable dispensary where Hindu patients are treated well. It is the place where Hindu Religious people used to pray for their well being and simultaneously it's a place for charitable treatment where patients has been prescribed at every Friday from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Last Thursday of every month a camping is being launched by the authority to prescribe the people having problems with their eyes.) )
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