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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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Address: Near Bali Bridge, Dakshineswar railway Station | P.O. :Alambazar, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 035, India
Phone Number: 2564 5222
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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

i must viist place for both travellers and regilious people. with mesmerzing beauty, the temple fills your heart with peace and blessings. Built in the traditional 'Nava-ratna' or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

i must viist place for both travellers and regilious people. with mesmerzing beauty, the temple fills your heart with peace and blessings. Built in the traditional 'Nava-ratna' or nine spires style of Bengal architecture, the three-storeyed south-facing temple has nine spires distributed in upper two storeys, and stands on a high platform

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

It was nice ti visit the temple again. Most peaceful place, full of devotees always. One get peace of mind and relaxation. A must see for every visitor. Lots of shops and vegetarian eateries outside temple complex.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This place has a lot of history attached to it and is also a spiritual,being a temple.It is located near the Bali Bridge and is about 2km from the Dunlop Crossing.It is crowded throughout the day.One is advised to visit it early in the morning or in the evening not only to avoid the crowd but also to escape the... More 

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Doha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This is where Swami Vivekananda would meet & discuss spirituality with Shri Ramkrishna... Apart from the temple of Kali, one must definitely spend some time in Shri Ramkrishna's room..

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This place is as much historical as is spiritual. It is certainly crowded and going there early in the mornings is the best way to beat the crowd and the heat and humidity of Kolkata. It is where Ramakrishna paramhansa himself was the priest and Hindus have profound belief of Goddess Kali here. It is a very architecturally beautiful temple... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This is a very beautiful temple and it is so great to see the living room of Sri Ramakrishna Parmahansa right in the temple. Very organised and noise free form of Darshan of the Goddess truly a must visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

When i visit temples i search for peace and quite and an opportunity to connect with God. This temple is so famous and powerful that people visit in hoards and i started feeling as if i ve come to a mela then to a temple! My personal opinion is the temple is great but surrounding is aahhh!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This temple is sure to inspire a sense of spiritual mystery, awe, and fascination in you. Felt a rare sense of peace. A must visit, if you happen to be in city of joy.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

It is rare to find temples in India where you can have orderly darshan. The devotees in this Kali temple were not jostling with each other and a long but fast moving queue took us inside the temple to have a quick but satisfying darshan. No body pushes you around, no artificial pushing-pulling and no tips needed. The temple has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

It is one of the most popular Kali Temples situated at the bank of River Hooghly. It is built on a platform and it is an architectural beauty. It is a calm and serene place and river looks simply beautiful from here; and when it is illuminated in night it looks princely beauty. Bellur math is another popular place to... More 

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