From Kolkata: Terracotta Temples and Baluchuri Weavers Same Day Tour

From Kolkata: Terracotta Temples and Baluchuri Weavers Same Day Tour

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12 Hours

Live tour guide



Explore the captivating Krishna-focused Terracotta temples of the Malla Kingdom, dating back to the 17th century. These temples are distinguished by their distinctive brick and clay construction. Enjoy a guided historical immersion with your knowledgeable guide. Enter the imposing Malleshwar temple, built by Bir Singha in 1622. Discover the Rasmancha Temple, which is well-known for its pyramidal shape and roof in the Chala style, and discover how the Malla King converted to Gaudiya Vaishnavism. Discover the background of the 1500s and 1600s terracotta art. The region's charm is enhanced by the aluchuri-style silk sarees of Bishnupur. Finish your journey by visiting local weavers and seeing firsthand how passionately they create these beautiful sarees.


  • Enjoy quiet time away from the crowd
  • A glimpse at ravishing 17th-century Terracotta temples
  • Touch the local culture & craft like the Baluchuri sari
  • Learn about the Malla Kingdom from an expert guide


Embark on a historical journey that explores the 17th century Malla Kingdom & its magnificent Terracotta temples, and temples that are widely dedicated to the Hindu god, Krishna. What makes these temples unique is their structural design & pure reliance on clay & brick materials. Listen more about such past wonders from your guide.

Enter one of the prominent temples, Malleshwar temple which was built by Bir Singha in 1622. Next up, enter Rasmancha temple which is known for its exquisite Chala-type roof style as well as pyramidal structure. The guide will tell you tales about the tyrannical Malla King who later converted to Gaudiya Vaishnavism.

You’ll also hear the backstory of terracotta art in the region throughout the 1500s & 1600s. Bishnupur is famous for its aluchuri-style silk sarees. As the tour comes to its climax, you’ll be taken to local weavers where you can see their passion while crafting these sarees.


  • Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
  • All transportation in an Air-con Vehicle
  • Local taxes (if any)
  • English-speaking certified licensed guide


  • Meals
  • Tips/Gratuities

Departure details
  • We pick up all travelers
  • Pick-up is available from all locations in Kolkata.
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Not allowed

  • Short skirts

Know before you go

  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions

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