Jaggadala Vihara

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Jaggadala Vihara is part of the Tentative list of Bangladesh in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. It is a proposed extension of Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur WHS.

The Jaggadala Vihara comprises the archaeological remains of a Buddhist monastery from the late 11th century. It was also a center of learning. A 100m long mound remains and there have been findings of terracotta sculptures.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Floris Deodatus

Netherlands - 28-Feb-14 -

Excavations have brought to light an impressive complex. It is located at less than 3 km from Altadighi National Park, a site of which the history is most probably linked with Jaggadala. Both sites have attractive value but deserve a lot more attention regarding management and promotion.


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Full Name
Jaggadala Vihara
Country
Bangladesh
Added
1999
Extension of
Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur WHS
Type
Cultural
Link
By ID
1999 Added to Tentative List

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