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Surul

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Surul Rajbari
Terracotta carving with Ramayana theme at Surul

Surul is a town in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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It is about 3 km from Santiniketan and is near Sriniketan. It is at the crossing of the highway from Ilambazar to Bolpur and the road to Santiniketan-Sriniketan. The market at the crossing is Surul Bazaar.

The Rajbari is 5 minutes walk from the crossing/ bazaar. The small temples with terracotta carvings are to the left of the Rajbari as one faces the Rajbari.

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Cyclerickshaws

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1. Surul Rajbari with several functioning temples.

2. Exquisite terracotta carvings on small temples beside the Rajbari.

3. Durga Puja still takes place here in a complete home fashion as it used more than 250 years back when it was started .

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There are many hotels in Santiniketan or even in the areas around Surul.

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