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Address: Dakshineswar Railway Station Near Bali Bridge | P.O. :Alambazar, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700035, India
Phone Number: 2564 5222
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Dakshineswar Temple

One of the very old shrines of Goddess Kaali of Indian mythology. It is situated on the banks of River Ganges, about 18 Kms from Kolkata. Over here Swami Ramkrishna Paramhans... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the very old shrines of Goddess Kaali of Indian mythology. It is situated on the banks of River Ganges, about 18 Kms from Kolkata. Over here Swami Ramkrishna Paramhans, mentor & Guru of Swami Vivekananda, used to worship Goddess Kaali.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the way to the mandir is irritating so is the parking otherwise darshan takes long u have to que up and mandir opens at 6:155 then aarti starts then only the devotees are allowed to get in if you are lucky and there b4 6 am in the que you could finish by 7am. The other things to see are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one place in calcutta where religious feeling gets profound and spiritual. The place is splashed with history of Ramkrishna paramhansa, swami vivekananda, ran rasmoni and so many other dignitaries of bengal renaissance. The beautiful kali mata temple, 12 shiv mandirs by the bank of river hooghly over looking the the bally bridge is a view to remember for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The temple is well maintained and there is good ambience around the temple.. River Ganges flowing just beside the temple and u have connectivity to Belur math from here through ferry.. Cool place to visit n 500 times better Kali temple than Kali ghat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located in a small by lane, this temple is a MUST visit for any traveler to Kolkatta. Place is very nice and has a religious significance

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dakshineswar Kali temple is just besides the Ganges. Apart from the main temple, there are lord shiva temple and krishna temple within the premises. The best time to visit is in the early morning with a view of sunrise or just raising sun on the Ganges or evening,just before the sun sets. The chanting from the "Natmandir", view of the... More 

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

Kolkata is well knowed of having blessed with Maa Kali. There are many temples of Maa but two is most famous. Kalighat and Dakshinewar. This temple is situated on the bank of holy river ganga popularly known as hooghly here. It is a holiest place and silent space where people believe that their problems are being heard by maa and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to visit, enjoy foods, pray if you believe God. Do some charity to poor people. Touch ganges river water, but don;t drink

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place, still amazing and very spiritual, has, unlike other pilgrimage places, managed to retain its calm and peaceful ambience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

located 30 min away from kolkata, the kali temple is situated beside the ganga river. people go for darshan or puja. buy the puja daali from inside the temple. parking is a bit of problem now a days. after puja go and sit beside the ganga river for a serene feeling. visit the panchavati garden for monkeys. be careful aboout... More 

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