<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a village situated in the Arambag subdivision
of the Hooghly District
in West Bengal
state of India
. It is famous for being the birthplace of Ramakrishna
. It is the block headquarters of the Goghat
–II community development block.
Kamarpukur is located at . A mile to the north of Kamarpukur, is situated the village of Bhursubo where a well-to-do person named Manik Raja lived. The renowned tanks of Sukhasayer and Hatisayer excavated by him as also the mango-grove now almost extinct in the nearby meadows, testify to some of his noteworthy acts.
On the western border of Kamarpukur, the canal Bhutir-Khal flows in a zigzag course from the north to the south and joins the Amodar
river at a little distance.
Two cremation grounds called Budhui Moral and Bhutir-Khal lie on the north-east and north-west of the village respectively. Along the eastern border of the village a spacious road runs from Burdwan
(32 miles from Kamarpukur) to Puri
To the south-east are the ruins of Fort Mandaran and the ancient temple of Saileswara Shiva, which bear witness to the prosperous days of the Pathan
About 30 miles to the east, is the famous temple of Tarakeswar
Shiva, which is connected with Kamarpukur by a road running via Jahanabad (or Arambagh). Besides this, Ghatal (18 miles to the south) and Vishnupur
(30 miles to the west)... Read More