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Address: Kalighat Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Pandas spoil the atmosphere

A great temple of high religious significance for hindus, the visits are generally marred by the pandas and the supposed pujaris who are after you trying to fleece money out from... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

it is great and old holy place but here pandas and money fleece pandits created dirty atmosphere. As a bengoli myself I feel shame when i saw that they are make every people foolish for money.My one non bengoli friend who visited the temple with me crooked by the pandas, I feel shame on myself. after then it had not... More 

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New Delhi, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I went with my dad and it was very crowded. The first thing i saw right after entering the temple is the heads of goats lying on the floor after the ritual of Bali (Sacrifice). It was indeed a disturbing sight for me. Since my dad said that one should not return from God's house without visiting after coming this... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A great temple of high religious significance for hindus, the visits are generally marred by the pandas and the supposed pujaris who are after you trying to fleece money out from you. Best is not to take any pandas and go solo to offer pujas or for visit. Once inside, keep your shoes with a shop, take offerings as per... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Try and visit this temple when in Kolkata and try not to get into the clutches of the Pandas / Sweet venders as there is chances of being you being unjustifiedly charged for pilgrimage.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

There was nothing saint in that temple.. from the beginning one man from "Nepal" wanted to show us the place. He gave us flowers and showe us few things, but he was in a hurry to bring us to their saint tree, were we had to make donation for the temple at least 2000 rupees, while hidden behind the holly... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Its one of the most famous temples in Kolkatta. The experience is good but marred by the pandas & priests...its a business out there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Sakthi peetam, do not whether to praise the temple or to talk bad about people. Inside temple although I should not say beware of thieves (the main temple employees) themselves grab you from your belongings. No respect for people emotion and they do not consider godliness all they need is money money money. But the visit to see Kali mata... More 

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Siliguri, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Kalighat temple is one of the most renowned places in the city. A visit to this temple is a must when you are in the city. The rituals performed are something which literally envokes the religious you. Also all the samagree required for puja is available right outside the temple.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Except Kali Mata of the main temple, i liked nothing in Kali Ghat, please don't go there with children at seasonal times like Diwali, Saturdays etc. its too much crowded you can get hurt specially if you are with children they may get lost also. beware of the local 'Pandits' and so called guides also. Beware of pick pocketing also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Religious point for Hindus. Beware of pandits (pandas ).Go directly for darshan without any assistance. U can see live `bali` of goats,which can disturb some people. Make your discretion.

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