-The most remarkable terracotta temple built during the reign of the next Malla king, Durjan Singh (1678–1694), is the ek-ratna Madanmohan temple (1694, Fig. 1). It is less complex in design and consists of a square building. From the centre rises a tall, many-sided tower capped with a rounded roof. Each portraying a theme, rows of tiles line the wall surface of the temple (Pal 2015). Durjan Singh was succeeded by Raghunath Singh II, one of the greatest patrons of Indian classical music, who patronised the building of an ek-ratna laterite Gopal temple (1703) at Patpur.
-One of the seven Ek Ratna Temples of Bishnupur, Kolkata, West Benegal.
Kolkata is 160 Kms. from Bishnupur
– Kolkata has many Hotels in general to 5 Star range to stay. Bishnupur has very limited number of general level Hotels, Restaurants.
– Nandlal Temple is one of the seven Ek Ratna Temples ( Single Pinnacled ) temples in Bishnupur. The temple is located nera Dalmandi Canon. The temples had Stucco images covering which has been lost with the time.
The temple has a very big surrounding of beautiful Gardens. The south facing temple has square ground with a single tower resting on a curved roof. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple is believed to be constructed in 17th century.