Colganj Rock Cut Temples, Bhagalpur

Colganj Rock Cut Temples

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About Colganj Rock Cut Temples (Craft)

The Colganj rock cut Temples are one of the main tourist attractions of Bhagalpur. They are situated at 8 km west of Sultanganj City. The rock cut carvings present on these temples date back to the Gupta Period. These carvings depict many Hindu, Jain and Buddhist deities. There are also several artistic etchings present at these temples that have been excavated from towns like Sultanganj and Kahalgaon of Bihar. These etchings are said to belong to time of great Emperor Asoka.

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