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Kalighat Kali Temple

Kalighat Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: Kalighat Temple Where the sublime and the foul come face to face   If you've never been to Kolkata, it's impossible to prepare yourself for the... more »
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Lagos, Nigeria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I had been in Kolkata for more than 6 years and have visited this temple various times. Its a very holy temple but not maintained properly. Because of so many devotees coming it a bit dirty and the priests out there have made it business house. If you are a tourist and coming for the first time be a little... More

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Karnataka, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The temple is beautiful. It has its own charm, but the vendors and street hawkers and other people simply trying to fool the people and make money for themselves. We were heavily looted and at the end it really left a very bad taste in the mouth. You go to a temple for religious gratification and to seek blessings of... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Its a holy place to visit with family and friends.you may have a different feeling with serene beuty to see around the godes and the din and noise and chanting mantras , the priests... lots of devotees from all over the world for pilgrimage. If u come to kolkata you must visit kalighat temple

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Darshan of MAA provides the devotees with eternal feeling.... touts may bother you but please go to darshan queue...

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Hyderabad, India
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205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Kalighat Kali Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali.or Kali Matha. It is located at Kalighat Road Kolkata and well connected by Tram, Bus and Metro services.. It.is a very busy area with devotees pouring in throughout the day. There is a nearby Police Thana called Kalighat Police Station.The Priests or Pandas take advantage of huge... More

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Jaipur, India
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320 helpful votes 320 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Kolkota (Old name Calcutta) city in west Bengal state of India is one of the oldest cities. This very very old Kali temple at Kalighat Road has its own Tram and Bus Station. A must visit by one and all who come to Calcutta for any reason. It is said that your wishes get fulfilled after the Darshan of Ma... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Do not bother visiting this temple. The priest is more concerned about your money and ensuring you give an expensive donation. I left spiritually weaker.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

One of the oldest temples of Goddess Kali and regarded as the most pious by Hindus all over the country, this temple is regarded by some as the temple from which the city of Kolkata has derived its name. It is well organized these days with good security although one must be aware of pick pockets. Make sure you have... More

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Bangalore, India
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

One of the oldest temples of Goddess Kali and regarded as the most pious by Hindus all over the country, this temple is regarded by some as the temple from which the city of Kolkata has derived its name. It is well organized these days with good security although one must be aware of pick pockets. Make sure you have... More

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

"Jai Kali Calcutte Wali,Tera Wachan Na Jaye Khali" This mantra means When Kali Maa gives you a blessing then you wish will definitely get fulfilled. It is a very divine temple where you can get free of all your troubles & get the divine blessings of Maa Kali. Everytime I am in Kolkata I try to seek the blessings of... More

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