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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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Places of Worship in Kolkata including Mother...
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

very famous and beautiful temple of goddess kali, very serene, near the river, well maintained. A must go if you are in Calcutta.... Also you can enjoy boat rides from nearby Ghats

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The temple is not only a religious place but was a rendezvous of all the eminent and elites of the Bengali renaissance. It is so tranquil and calm that you can come in terms with your own self.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Most people who stay outside Kolkata would relate to the surroundings and forecourt of the Kali temple with the song picturised in the Bollywood Film Gunday. For us Bengalis, this is a holy shrine and an abode of Mother Kali. A visit here is a must for all Bengalis especially the newly weds. A visit is a must for one... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Heavenly experience to be here. Feel Blessed and the riverside view is just awesome. Good arrangements for everything. Neat and clean and beautiful. Proper arrangements for food and travelling. Must visit if in Kolkata.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Happened to be there by chance, it is a great temple of Kolkata biggest one where Swami Ramkrishan param Hans spent his life major time as a head priest of mata Kali. Heavy crowd were there for caravan.Very well maintained temple on the bank of Hoogly river.

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Kali temple is very beautiful and amazing. Though she is ferocious she is stunningly beautiful. 12 shiv lingas opp temple are beautiful. one can take ferry ride from here to belur math.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

2014, October, I visited Dhakhineshwar temple with my family and felt a divine touch. Sunset at the bank of Ganga, the soothing Shyama sangeet, the beautiful temple and ofcourse divine idol of Kali gave me one of the best experience I had with my family. Enjoyed the evening thoroughly at the place. THe place had calmness,divine power and soothing effect.... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The temple is one of the biggest ones in Kolkata and its on the banks of the river Hooghly...Its a very well maintained Kali temple with lots of people coming for a visit each day..Its very well organised and one of the few temples across India wherein you won't find people cheating you or trying to loot you...A must visit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It is a Hindu temple located near Kolkata. Situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River.The temple was founded by Rani Rashmoni. Ramkrishna was the head priest and the seeker of the Goddess Kali . Dakshineswar is thronged by millions of devotees and admired for its peaceful ambience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had not planned this, but our hotel said it would be worth the trip. This place is overloaded with hawkers and scammers but wade through all that and take your shoes off under the tent before the temple. You will be accosted by police who just want to get a tip. They will take you through and to the... More

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