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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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This is a must-visit for tourists. Religious or not, this place will not disappoint you. The rich history, the architecture and the view of sunset over the river are sure to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is a must-visit for tourists. Religious or not, this place will not disappoint you. The rich history, the architecture and the view of sunset over the river are sure to enrich. The temple was built during 1850s by Rani rasmoni and has been a home to saints like Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda. You can read more about the... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

go with boat at evening time with groups to vivekanada swami ashram it will make you feel good, and spend some time their it will feel you peace but eveing time is must

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We were disappointed by this temple having seen a number during our India adventure. Visited on a Saturday and it was packed with 'worshipers'. The walk to the temple is a bit of a religious bazaar and there were a lot of beggars. Paid the entry fee to look inside but felt as if we were intruding on peoples prayers.... More 

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

nice temple in the bank of ganges!its good to go early to avoid crowd.also try vog of temple.it is delicious!

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Dakshineswar Maa Kali Temple is no doubt one of the most visited places in Kolkata. The view of Temple in evening when Lights are on is just mind-blowing. Car / 2-wheeler parking, Dala arcade for purchasing puja items, shopping arcade for buying products are there inside the complex. Main Temple, Sarada Maa Temple, Rashmoni Mandir, Shiv Mandir, Radha Krishna Mandir,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We were a family of three on pilgrimage to Gangasagar. So, chose to stay in Kolkata for two nights. The first day of our trip after arriving from Puri by Shatabdi we went to Kalighat. Utterly disappointing and saddening. Everything is mess there. Extremely sorry. But, the second day after the Gangasagar trip visited Dakshineshwar Kali Temple. Hails to Shri... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Kolkata is the city where Swami Vivekananda was born, had his schooling, graduation and finally Dakhshineswar was the place where his mentor Lord Ramakrishna opened the window of spiritual world before him.This auspicious transcendental incident took place at this temple in front of the idol of Goddess Bhabatarini (Kali) whom we worship here. This is a divine place to purify... More 

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Anybody who is visiting Kolkata, should take a half day time to visit this temple. It's unique and will make you feel satisfying. I would love to visit this temple again.

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Silchar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

For a temple premises, it is very clean and well kept even with the large number of devotees visiting daily. It also has a very systematic approach for the "Mandir Darshan" thereby reducing the rush and pushing and pulling that usually happens at such famous holy places.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have been there in Dakshineshwar Kali temple with my family and friends.It was great experience to be there. Blessings of Mata gives inspiration. The temple is very beautiful. We enjoyed the riverside walk also.

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Address: Near Bali Bridge, Dakshineswar railway Station | P.O. :Alambazar, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 035, India
Phone Number: 2564 5222
Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 1:00 pm  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 1:00 pm  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 1:00 pm  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 1:00 pm  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 1:00 pm  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 1:00 pm  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 1:00 pm  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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