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Tarakeshwar Temple

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Swayambhu shiva temple

We visited this temple with friends. With the help of a person in the Tarakeswar municipality we... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Shiv Temple at Hoogly

It's a famous Shiv temple in West Bengal. Be careful from panda/prists as many people cheated by... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Taraknath Mandir Rd, Hooghly 712410, India
+91 80172 02499
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Reached after visiting Antpur Ramakrishna Mission, some temples of Antpur and Rajballavi (Swet Kali) temple, Rajbalhat. We reached Tarakeswar Temple at about 3.30 PM. Parking facility for four-wheelers and two-wheelers is available. We were fortunate enough to the puja preparatory custom sequentially. We could view...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Uday Kumar H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited several times with family & shall visit again & again whenever gets the opportunity. The Temple is situated at Tarakeshwar and well connected with local train from Howrah & by Road. Baba Tarakeshwar is the reigning deity and devotees from all over the city...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sandy_JSR
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

the holy and religious place,i enjoyed and took some blessings,and this place is for those who believe in gods, loves to visit again

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We had reached the town at around noon. We checked into Hotel Loknath. Since I also was visiting the temple for the first time as an adult, I had my relative to guide us. I figured that the best way to offer puja is to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ashishdebu
Reviewed April 19, 2018

most visited shiv temple in the southern Bengal. needs more attention of the state, to maintain the place be careful from pandas/priests as they try to extract more money from you.

Date of experience: July 2017
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited this temple with friends. With the help of a person in the Tarakeswar municipality we entered the temple with the urge to offer puja. We were very well guided by him & the Purohit very earnestly chanted the mantras inside the shrine. We...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

It's a famous Shiv temple in West Bengal. Be careful from panda/prists as many people cheated by them, but you can not enter temple without panda. I visited many time at this temple. Train and Road both are connected from Kolkata. Please avoid Shivratri and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank daipayanc2018
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This is the most visited shiv temple in South Bengal.Temple idol visit closes at 2 pm and there after you can just have a view from outside.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank vinaydixit
Reviewed December 2, 2017

There are two most revered Shiva Temple in South Bengal, one is Tarakeshwar Temple and second one is BiharinathTemple(Bankura district,having hills, dense forest, spring, lake, river Damodar et.al).Tarakeshwar is 58kms from Howrah Rly station.The Shiva Lingam here is a natural phenomena. A cow boy namely...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 1968_06
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Lord Shiva of tarakeshwar is one of the most benovalent a great Vara prasaddhi . Maa sarada used to regularly pray to him . The temple is small but beautiful . Lord is highly Revered .

Date of experience: November 2017
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March 2, 2018|
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Response from drpriya86 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but boys are not allowed shirt & belts...
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Response from ParthaR61 | Reviewed this property |
No please. Apart from your Mobile phone, you also have to keep your leather belt,and wallet at the temple trust office or at the stall from where you keep your shoes. Gents must remove their shirt and keep those at the... More