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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Address: Near Bali Bridge, Dakshineswar railway Station | P.O. :Alambazar, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 035, India
Phone Number: 2564 5222
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$64*
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Private Tour: Places of Worship in Kolkata...
88%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Jaipur, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Way to Kali Temple via Steamer is good, keep that taxi on parking ! Kali Temple is very good and charismatic. We would like to spend more time next time , when we come there

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Very nice place. Being religious place on a given day there could be lots of rush. Your visit time - based on rush hours -could be anywhere between 20 min to 1 hours. There are parking lots in vicinity but sometimes they could be full. There is also a market place and garden. Known of it is clean. Opposite to... More 

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Dehradun
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Good place with orderly arrangement for visit. No signs informing shoe racks which exists at three places .Far from city center but worth. Hoogly beach is good ( only for seeing )

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The grounds are beautiful. The area is clean. Crowds inside are organized in lines. The building looks almost unreal because it is so beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This place is the place where Sri Ramkrishna got a vision of Ma Kali, one of the holiest places on earth according to me. This place automatically inculcates a sense of piety and respect and belief in the unseen Almighty power. Located on the babks of the Ganges, one should never miss visiting this temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I vistd thz temple...bcz being devotee of ma kali...excellent maintained by trust nd public is managd by army ? Personnel? ..afyer security check..u goes in..in btwn..u has so many shops from where u can hv sandesh..nd flowers..etc..peoples are quite educated one..according to mythological opinion ma comes to thz temple every night from kalighat temple to thz temple...ma is idol is... More 

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Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Kolkata tour with out visiting kalighat is incomplete.This of great importance temple for the devotees,but while visiting beware of pandas.They demand the money for VIP darshan and etc,the best way is to get a pandaa from any sweet shop around the temple and pay just 200 to 300 Rs only they will facilitate you for easy darshan.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Nice temple and holy place but so much littering ....people donot understnd to keepo the place clean...temple is very gud...and must go once place

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

One of the best Kali Temple in India as it doesn't have disturbance of pandas... you can spend hours on river side of Ganga... Dakshineswar-Belur Math is very popular combo for tourist and pilgrims.... These two places are also connected historically.. Boat ride from Dakshineswar to Belur is also enjoyable, particularly in winter....

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Oak Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The temple is bustling, busy, spiritual and temporal. They are welcoming of foreigners, and you can get a glimpse of the idol. Although I never felt taken advantage of in any way, you do need to be aware that there are folks in pretty dire straits begging, and more volunteers to take you for a :tour: for a bit of... More 

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