Kantanagar Temple, commonly known as Kantaji Temple or Kantajew Temple at Kantanagar, is a past due-medieval Hindu temple in Dinajpur, Bangladesh. The Kantajew Temple is one of the most luxurious religious edifices belonging to the 18th century. The temple belongs to the famous Hindu Kanta or Krishna and that is most famous with the Radha-Krishna cult in Bengal. This beautiful temple is devoted to Krishna and his spouse Rukmini. Built by way of Maharaja Pran Nath, its creation commenced in 1704 CE and ended within the reign of his son Raja Ramnath in 1722 CE. It boasts one of the best examples on terracotta architecture in Bangladesh and as soon as had 9 spires, however all have been destroyed in an earthquake that took place in 1897.
The temple was constructed in a naatna fashion earlier than the destruction caused by the earthquake of 1897. The function features of the erections are the four targeted and huge multi-cusped arches, the plastered floor of the walls having giant rectangular and rectangular panelings, prominence of the critical archway and the relevant mihirab with the aid of making the marginally large and placing in a projected fronton in the outdoor directions, using ornamental turrets at the either aspect of the fronons, the semi-octagonal mirirab apertures, the archway starting under half of-domes, the Persian muquarnas work in stucco inside the half-domes over the entrance arches and mihirab niches.