Joy Kalibari Temple

Type: Temple
Contributed By: Nayeem


Joy Kalibari Temple, one of the oldest temples in Natore, is located in Natore Sadar Upazila at Lalbazar area. This temple is approximately 300 years old, was built around the beginning of 18th century by Dayaram (দয়ারাম) Roy (1680-1760), the great and influential Dewan of Queen Bhabani (1716-1795) of Natore and the establisher of Dighapatia Royal Family. This temple has 2 buildings. Alongside the main building, in the right, there is a Shiv Mandir. Every weekend, people from all over the district come to this historical and beautiful temple to worship and pay their respects. There are various religious occasions like Durga Puja, Kali Puja etc. which are being celebrated here every year with much pomp and splendor.

How to go

After reaching  Natore Sadar, you may take a rickshaw to reach Lalbazar to visit this old temple.

How To Reach: Natore Sadar Upazila

1. Shamoli Paribahan:
12, South Kollyanpur, Mirpur Road, Dhaka.
Tel: 02-900331, 02-8034275.

2. Hanif Enterprise:
Dhaka Offices: Panthopath: 0173-402670,
Arambagh: 01713-402671, Sayadabad: 01713-402673

3. Green Line Paribahan:
Kallyanpur Branch: 3/2, South Kallyanpur, Dhaka.
Mobile: 01730-060080.

4. Modern Enterprise (AC Chair Coach)
>>Head Office: Lake Circus, Panthapath, Kalabagan, Dhaka.
Phone: 9123743, 327293
>>Branch Office: Gabtoli Booking Office, Intercity Bus Terminal,
(Counter No. 19), Mirpur, Dhaka. Phone: 806099

Padma Express (Train No 759), Off day-Tuesday, from Dhaka to Rajshahi, Start at 23:10-4:50

Where to Stay

Accommodation facilities in Natore are as follows:

1. Hotel VIP
Address: Borohorishpur, Natore
Direction: 1 km West of Central Bus Terminal and East of Madrasha more.
Phone: 0771-66097, +880 1718 673735

2. Hotel Millat
Address: Madrasha More, Natore Sadar, Natore

3. Hotel Prince
Address: Railway Station Bazar, Natore Sadar, Natore
Phone: 0771-61356
Mobile: 01746029429

4. Hotel Raj
Address: Madrasha More, Natore Sadar, Natore
Phone: 0771-66660
Mobile: 01727371500

5. Hotel Rukhsana
Address: Kanaikhali, Old bus stand, Natore Sadar, Natore
Phone: 0771-62431
Mobile: 01739987017

6. Natore Boarding
Address: Nichabazar, Hospital Road, Natore Sadar, Natore.
Phone: 0771-62001

7. Natore Sugar Mills Guest House
Address: Natore Sugar Mills area, Natore Sadar, Natore

Eating Facilities

You can taste the Kachagolla (a famous sweet) of Natore from “Joy Kali Mistanno Vandar” nearby. For places to eat at Natore Sadar, click here


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