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Address: Kalighat Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Phone Number: 09815773347
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Nice temple

The temple is situated at very crowded area of Kolkata.The temple is not so big.You will see many stores near the temple to bought things to worship the Kaali Maa.You should also... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
aeajay13
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My kalighat memories have to do with crazy crowds, even more the pandas and dirt all around. Having visited crystal clean temples in the south for years it is hard to step in these kind of places unless the religious call supersedes all these angles. I have noticed th at all tourists to kolkata head here and belur, dakshineshwar etc.... More 

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1 Thank Aparajita B
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple is situated at very crowded area of Kolkata.The temple is not so big.You will see many stores near the temple to bought things to worship the Kaali Maa.You should also be aware of the pick pocketer's.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited the place in July 2014. Unfortunately, it is very dirty and very crowded. That place is full of people asking for money for the Temple!

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1 Thank RitaKalindjian
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome temple and great experience here, River Ganga flow next to it. On touching Ganga river felt like auspicious even though the river is bit dirty.

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Thank chvkarthick
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This temple is the old Kali Temple all the pandits are corrupt and charge extra and call it VIP visit to goddess I hate how they push people who r praying ... not so good experience

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Thank dreamz02
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kalighat Temple is an ancient temple the present structure is just 200 years old. i visited this place on 1 june 2016 with my firends to take blessings of goddess kali.

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Thank Prashant M
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is cute as usual and fully under the control of thwarts who makes darshan a real pain. I would like to see a Kalighat with out middle man, who does not even allow us to stand in regular Que.

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Thank Selvan-Esteem
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old temple of Goddess Kali. Sacred place. But Pandas are very disturbing, they just want to loot visitors. So visitors should be conscious. What you want to offer to Goddess Kali, you decide, buy from the shop of pandas and do not get influenced by them. Worship and pray. That's all.

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Thank sarmisthasinha
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

its goddess kali , revered by all in kolkata ! its a holy place and you ll get a flavor of kolkata !

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Thank shroffrachna
India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will go for Ma kalii darshan but end of the you feel cheated by pandits there.. They will scare you by the name of kali so just dont hear them and follow the queue like other devotees.. If you will go with them they will charge you minimum 500 bucks ..SO avoid an any cost

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