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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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Most Peaceful Place Of Kolkata !

Wonderful place to spend even a full day. Most importantly I find the temple area so peaceful and free of all hustle-bustle of a city like Kolkata. The purpose of visit to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Coonoor, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

It is a place hardly invoking peace and serenity and Godliness. Should be brought under better management, currently run by goons extorting money from hapless pilgrims. Government should bring better controls and systems for the pilgrims.

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Visakhapatnam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place to spend even a full day. Most importantly I find the temple area so peaceful and free of all hustle-bustle of a city like Kolkata. The purpose of visit to the temple could fulfill ones various choices not only ones spiritual interest.One can learn a lot about Sri Ramkrishna and Sharda Devi. The serenity of "Panchbati" area or... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The place is great if you are a Hindu pilgrim. But if you are coming as tourist, this place might be skipped. Also, a little dirty.

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Pune, India
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I have visited this temple twice in my 36 years of life and both my experiences have been wonderful. I truly feel elated with joy when I come to visit this place and continue to yearn another visit in future. It’s a very neat & clean temple unlike many other Holy Places especially in Kolkata. You are certain to witness... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

No doubt this temple is one of the most famous Kali temples and devotees throng the temple even in unbearable Kolkata summer. I guess the temple would be richly endowed and it can at least put up basic amenities such as sun-shades and floor carpets for walking barefoot in summer.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Unlike other kali temple, its not commercialized. One can find peace here, Situated besides the ganges gives an added attraction. There is no panda menace here. The place is clean and quiet. You can also take a boat ride for fun on the ganges and also make a short trip via ganges to belur math on the opposite flank of... More 

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Jodhpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Easier to reach if you are closer to the airport through the Bali bridge, this place is a must visit in Kolkata.Standing tall and beautiful by the Ghats of Ganga visit this place place for the blessings of Maa Kali and Lord Shiva. The premises are spacious and clean. No priests shall throng you for donations here. However Sundays can... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Recommend doing a Belur Math / Dakshineshwar day trip from Kolkata if you have the time. Be sure to check the times for both temples as they close in the middle of the day.

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Bally, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Very Nice Temple - Neat & Clean unlike many other Holy Places. One place where we get our peace of mind and aquire mental strength.Situated on the banks of river Hooghly, Dakshineshwar is the most important place to visit in Kolkata where one gets to see a very serene atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Very religious place and the temple premises are maintained quite well.The officials handles the large crowd with authority. Though try to away from the pandas, they actually charge too much for pujas. The ghat in front of it is clustered and dirty. The garden is peaceful and you can sit for hours and enjoy.

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