Department of Archeology
Naogaon district, Rajshahi Division, north-west Bangladesh, 9 miles west-south-west of Paharpur
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A large mound 100 feet across and 25 feet high is the principal monument of a Buddhist archaeological site contemporary with the existing World Heritage Site of Paharapur, to which is proposed to be added as an additional Monumnet Zone as part of a serial nomination. Associated with Raja Haladhara and Sonavan in local legend, the site has been the find spot of stone and metal images, terracotta plaques, ornamental bricks, etc..