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Ashutosh Chowdhury Road | 29 Ashutosh Choudhury Avenue, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700019, India
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All reviews white marble bhagavad gita busy road the heart of the city well maintained and clean no photography great architecture peaceful environment south kolkata park circus nice place to visit ballygunge industrialist engravings deities gods shoes
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Reviewed today via mobile

Birla temple was built by famous Indian Industrialist Birla in 1970 but it was completed in 1996. Amazing architecture Awe inspiring . This Hindu temple features Krishna. Very quiet, well managed and serene place.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mukta B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice white colour Radha Krishna temple.spacious and well maintained. Their is visiting hours for visitors. And photography not allow inside temple.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rajveer2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Birla Temple is nice and peaceful place.Spacious and well maintained.But no photography allow inside temple.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rajveer0072016
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Birla Mandir is a holy place. You will get to worship types of Gods and goddess. It is a silent place. You need to store your footwears before entering the temple. After the worship you can roam around, you can sit outside the temple and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ShwetaN131
Reviewed March 7, 2019

The Birla temple looks magnanimous when lit at night but our experience was disappointing. Starting from security staff which stand at the stairs down near the entrance asking for tips to the pundits who keep chanting Radhe Radhe especially also asking for tips !!! The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wanderer2174
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Want to spend some time in serene atmosphere in Kolkata. Suggest go to Birla Temple. You may sit there for meditation also, as long as you want. The place is in the heart of Kolkata and easily approachable by public transport, Taxis and private vehicles....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pradip B
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

This temple is a jewel. It’s like a mini-Akshardham that doesn’t look fake. It’s unfortunate that we are not allowed to take pictures in the area. Notice: be aware that cameras and bags are not permitted in the temple complex and there’s no cloak room...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank W0lf1e
Reviewed February 27, 2019

Very good architecture in this place. Very well maintained and clean. Interior is very good. Would recommend others.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank reubenranjanfern2017
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Come and visit this temple in the morning when its not so crowded. Leave your shoes at the tiny shoe room at the corner before the main gate with some small donations. One important reminder, no cameras or mobile with cameras inside the premise, so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ChenSuRen
Reviewed February 22, 2019

after the jostling crowds of the Kali Temple, i was pleasantly surprised to find the place quiet, clean with a soft soothing music playing in the background.Situated in the heart of the city, the place seems an oasis, with beautiful marble statues of all the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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aej901
November 10, 2018|
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Response from shubhrom2017 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no parking in the temple premises. One needs to on one of the side roads next to the temple
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sapry347
October 7, 2018|
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Response from Dhairyashil V | Reviewed this property |
I understand that because of the ongoing civil works at the Birla Temple in Ballygunge they are not in a position to conduct marriage ceremonies for the next 1 to 1.1/2 months. However, you may contact them directly either... More
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Swatiranjan D
October 14, 2017|
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Response from iamsumati | Reviewed this property |
The security personnel present at the entrance gate would tell you to switch-off your mobile phone while entering the temple. Also if you ask the person whether photos can be clicked inside temple or not, he would tell you... More
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