Birla Temple

Birla Temple, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Birla Temple
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MehulJaiswal
Kolkata (Calcutta), India477 contributions
Very Peaceful and huge Temple
Nov 2020 • Solo
Though I stay in Kolkata, it was my first visit to Birla Mandir on the auspicious day of 'Dhanteras' I went around 7:45pm and no other devotees to be seen around. I had the pleasure to be blessed alone ☺️.

Temple is just beautiful. The main entrance leads to lord Krishna and Radha Rani. To the left is Bhole Baba and to the right is Maa Durga. Lord Ganesha and Hanuman ji is also there in the temple.

I would highly recommend this temple anyone who is visiting Kolkata, must visit this temple.

Since photography is not allowed I was unable to take pics.

Written November 12, 2020
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Arun K
Nagpur District, India2,864 contributions
Stunning Structure with Great Ambiance
Oct 2019
Birla Mandir, stunning structure which adorns the streets of Kolkata is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha. An imposing structure amalgamating traditional architecture with modern reflections, the temple is the perfect specimen of craftsmanship and engineering genius. Constructed in stages over a period of 26 years with unique patterns on domes & walls ..
Although the chief deities of the temple are Krishna and Radha, other Gods revered here are Lord Ganesha, Lord Hanuman, Lord Shiva, ten avatars of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Durga.
The magnificent structure of the Birla Temple is hard to miss once you reach its vicinity. Towering domes covered in intricate stonework and design adorn the main facade of the temple, while the complex itself is a pearl white marble marvel. In addition to these, some artefacts in the temple are made up of silver and Belgian glass .
As the dusk approaches, the beautiful Birla Mandir sight adorns with electric diyas and gleaming chandeliers. The continuous chanting and soft devotional music only add to its spiritual charm & divinity.
Written April 6, 2020
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amit
6 contributions
NICE TEMPLE
May 2019
Its a very Beautiful Hindu Temple with a lot of greenery all around and the place is very beautiful and clean and also well maintened.
Written April 1, 2020
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Parwathi H
823 contributions
Beautiful Modern Temple
Jan 2020
The Birla temple in Kolkata is a beautiful modern temple laid out very spaciously and maintained very well. We had been here in the evening and had a very good darshan of Lord Krishna.
Written March 23, 2020
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Mrudula
111 contributions
Buddha
Apr 2019
This is a famous temple to visit in Kolkata. It is very peaceful and Buddism is offered more and no constraints to enter this temple
Written February 27, 2020
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NeerajVic
Melbourne, Australia244 contributions
Nice temple
Jan 2020 • Family
This temple is close to Kalighat. This is not a very unique,but you will find peace here. This has a big ground and lot of space to wander unlike kalighat.
Written February 2, 2020
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Mitesh
Dhanbad, India418 contributions
Peaceful place
Dec 2019 • Business
The glowing structure that adorns the streets of Kolkata is the popular Hindu Temple, Birla Temple. Dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha, the temple is perfect specimen of craftsmanship.
Written January 22, 2020
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adityainc
bhagalpur451 contributions
Beautiful temple
Dec 2019
The temple is made up of modern marble which is great to look and visit. The best timing to visit is in the morning hours.
Written December 21, 2019
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Milita
51 contributions
Pretty temple
Dec 2019 • Friends
Very beautiful place. Take care they don't allow cameras inside and don't have place to leave it. The annoying part is that you can still here honking and traffic sounds. Anyways I would say it's a must see.
Written December 13, 2019
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Suzanne F
San Diego, CA9 contributions
New
Nov 2019
It's a clean, pretty temple. But it's new. I find that old temples have a lot more to say, more character, and more people. There was almost no one here.
Written December 11, 2019
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