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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Near Bali Bridge, Dakshineswar railway Station | P.O. :Alambazar, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 035, India
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Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

The most I like about Dakshineswar is what ever be the occasion they will maintain the crowd so good that every one can see Ma and give their Puja. And not to mention Hinger Kochuri...

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Mangalore, India
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44 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

A beautiful temple on the banks of river Hoogly this beautiful temple dedicated to Kali is a must place to visit in Kolkata. Ideally it can be clubbed with Belur Math as there is a ferry to Belur Jetty from here. Its a beautiful temple with a big courtyard. It also houses 12 shiva temples inside the premises. Spend some... More

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Navi Mumbai
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119 reviews 119 reviews
34 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

We loved to worship and we did it.It is very difficult to rate the place of God or goddess.However We say the location is fantastic.very big open place.Tourist move around very comfortably.But displine is lacking among the temple administrators.

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Surat, Gujarat, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I am a Hindu holy spiritual citizen. and know much more about our ancient bali pratha. IT SHOLD BE STOPPED NOW IN THE TEMPLE. Crying of those animals might be disturbing the kali maa. If we want to give baly (BALI) can give one drop of our own blood. It is also not assencial.insted if we can donate a blood... More

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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I really hate the way they trick you into paying for the dot they impose on your forehead. I expected something a tad more spiritual.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This temple is very calm place. When you I sit over there you can experience the calm breeze of river Hoogly. Got good darshan of goddess Kali at temple, no pandaas/touts were there to bother. If you want offer puja, please buy from nearby shops the puja materials (which locals call it "dala") which has flowers, sweets for prasad, incense... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The famous Kali temple not far from the heart of the city Kolkata is a must visit place in your trip to Kolkata.The Boat ride to Belurmath is added attraction and you have to plan to use your vehicle accordingly.The kachori and dal is famous in road side joints and you must have it even if you are not a... More

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