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“Has been improving over the years but could be more cleaner” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Near Bali Bridge, Dakshineswar railway Station | P.O. :Alambazar, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 035, India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“Has been improving over the years but could be more cleaner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The infrastructure in terms of parking, getting the the prayer items have improved with no more of the unnecessary haggling and jostling. queus are well formed but the duration of darshan is very less. the main temple could definitely have some more cleanup. the 12 small tempsl are good and the view of the Hoogly with the Vivekanada bridge is nice. the overall ambience is that of peace and tranquility which I like very much and the main draw for me to visit it repeatedly

Visited November 2012
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“Dakshineswar - Modern Pilgrimage”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Approach road from station to temple has improved a lot. The premise is neat and free from hawkers or beggars. Security appeared to be tight. The temple illumination at night is ethereal. The Ganges, the 12 Shiva temples, the nat mandir, Ma Bhabotarini the presiding deity, the Panchaboti, all the dusts carrying memories of Sri Ramakrishna makes the visit a piligrimage everytime I am able to go. Reminiscing my last visit while writing this review is making my eyes well and heart longing to go again......

Visited August 2012
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“Without the problem of Pandas (Priests)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The best thing about this Kali temple is you can do the Pujas without being disturbed by pandas/priets unlike other temples. This place has a reach heritage - Rani Rasmoni built the temple and lord Ramakrihna deb used to be a priest here and people say here he got to see Goddess Kali for the first time. This is the place where Swami Vivekananda also visited but he was not able to ask for material benefits and was prayed for knowledge. It was a nice experience to visit such place.

Visited July 2013
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“Crowded place but worth visiting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The temple itself is worth visiting for it's different architectural style . The tourist and devotee rush is pretty high. The crowd inside the temple is difficult to manage. The parking is little away from the temple.

Visited August 2012
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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“Dakshineswar Kali Temple”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

It is situated in kolkata. 40 minutes away from Howrah station. Here Ramkrishna, Saradamoni mandir avilable. Dakhineswar kali temple one of the great temple in kolkata. Lot of people prayer to god for fulfill their hope.

Visited December 2012
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