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A nice pilgrimage, Tarakeshwar, West Bengal.

It was a nice trip by car from Kolkata to Tarakeshwar.The distance is about 70 KM.We reached the... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2019
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Jai Baba

It was an easy trip from Kolkata to Tarakeswar Temple Took a local train....reached comfortably It... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

It was a nice trip by car from Kolkata to Tarakeshwar.The distance is about 70 KM.We reached the holy place in two hours. One can reach the point by bus or by train. There is also a railway station called Tarakeshwar. The main attraction of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

It was an easy trip from Kolkata to Tarakeswar Temple Took a local train....reached comfortably It was mid afternoon....no rush Had a great Baba Darshan Bought Glass Painting... its a rarity today This art has lost out to digital prints.... ate guava laced in salt...mustard...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Taraknath Temple, a famous hindu temple located in Tarakeswar town in Hooghly district of West Bengal, India, is enshrining Shayambhu linga of Lord Shiva and is also claimed to be one of the Jyothirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. It is believed to be constructed in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

The spiritual ambience is the main attraction here. People from all walks of life visit this place to offer their prayers for fulfilment of their wishes.. The mandir premises need more cleanliness although the work on this front is going on in full swing.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sudip K
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The highly benevolent Lord , he is known to grant wishes . The sanctum is totally dark , but his presence is felt . Highly crowded but it's worth all the pain and wait . Can be covered when going from Kolkata to jairambati .

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank meghashyam
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Not many Non Indian tourists make it to this place. Although it is not the greatest bit of architecture, this is a very vibrant and organic temple which is the center of a huge pilgrimage cult. It is always busy and you can really immerse...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

It is very big temple of lord shiva. During sawan people from all over the bengal visit this place for worship...

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 857rakeshs
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

It is the place where baba taraknath is worshiped.....it is the place where we can get inner peace of mind.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank ChirantanM1
Reviewed October 28, 2016

People generally go there in the morning give puja and leave , but I would suggest stay there for a day. In the evening before arati starts shiv linga is decorated and then arati takes place, this is something to see. Also the early morning...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Raja P
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