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Dakshineshwar Kali Temple

PWD Rd | near Bally Bridge (Vivekananda Setu), Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

i have always been religious tic since child. always been there whenever i needed some security ..... it is a very important hindu temple for the bengal culture and society ..

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have been there many times. this place is easily reachable through local transport and by taxi also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

One Temple where you are not harassed by the Pandas (Priests) It is well organized and the devotees stand in a queue where there is no pushing/shoving. Very clean unlike most Hindu temples. Must have the Bhog (Prasad served as lunch) over there for which one has to purchase the coupon in the morning. Across the Ganga river you can... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

One of the most popular & Historical temple of Kolkata. One of the must watch places of Kolkata. You may spend a peaceful evening time in the bank of Ganges.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

a place of worship where i like to visit regularly--so spacious that you are not rushed but take your time to visit the temples--main kali temple,shiv lingas and the radha krishna temple.Early morning visit is the best .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Definitely a peaceful place, but had problems parking my vehicle and standing in long queue. Not recommended on a sunny summer day or a wet day of monsoon. Winter is the best time to visit the temple. Otherwise its quite a calm place compared to kalighat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Built in the 19th century, this temple really does "liberate you beyond your existence". The compound has 12 shiva lingas, a temple dedicated to Radha Krishna & the beautiful Hoogly river. Visit this temple in the wee early morning hours during sunrise and experience the breathtaking morning aarti & the refreshing breeze of the river. There are hygienic food stalls... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Very Spacious and well managed shrine. Rivers flowing atthe back side of the temple is simply exotic. Try for a river boat ride to Bellur Matth....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

After entering the temple premises, u must go for the darshan of the divine Ma kali in the Main Tall temple. Just facing this, are an array of 10 Lord Shiva small temples...no queue in small temples. If u wish , u can step down to the banks of Hoogly river and even take a dip, otherwise take a visual... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Dakshineswar kali Temple is situated on the banks of river Hoogly and has a vast area.The Temple is well maintained and the surroundings of the temple is also clean and well kept.One must take some time to visit the place as there is lot of attactractions.One can see Ramkrishanas beed room and the prayer room It is palace of... More

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