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Madan Mohan Temple in Cooch Behar West Bengal

Madan Mohan Bari or Madan Mohan Temple in Cooch Behar, West Bengal, is one of the most important Hindu temples in North Bengal. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna and was built during the fag end of the 19th century. Unlike other Hindu temples, the Madan Mohan Temple is pure white in color. The large temple complex also houses the idols of Goddess Kali, Goddess Tara and Goddess Bhavani. Raas Mela, in October or November, and Rath Yatra, in June or July, are the most important festivals.Accommodation for devotees is provided at the adjacent Anandamoyee dharmashala for Rs 60 per person. Puja tickets cost Rupees 3.