It is famous for its association-with Ramkrishna who achieved spiritual vision here. Rani Rashmoni built this temple in 1847.
The 12- spired temple with its enormous courtyard is surrounded by 12 other temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a world famous place of pilgrimage. It was here the famous religious thinker Rama Krishna Paramahamsa achieved his spiritual vision and preached the unity of all religions.