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Address: Dakshineswar Railway Station Near Bali Bridge | P.O. :Alambazar, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700035, India
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On the banks of Hoogly / Ganga

Big temple for Kali in North Kolkatta (though the name is Dakshaneswar; meaning southside temple). Avoid Tuesdays and Fridays, lot of crowd on these days. Long queues for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Big temple for Kali in North Kolkatta (though the name is Dakshaneswar; meaning southside temple). Avoid Tuesdays and Fridays, lot of crowd on these days. Long queues for completing dharshan. Not organized properly. One has to deposit their footware in one place and belongings like bag, cell phone, camera etc in other counter. getting pushed is common; careful about your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Its very nice good to see a powerful god and one of the oldest temple and also see more things siva lingas also located more it is located at river godavari nice to see must see with family and friends in the at morning or evening not good in afternoon

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Thank nagarajunanda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It Is the most beautiful place and popular god of Kolkata.your feel here that like you are near the god.Dakhineswar kali temple is famous lord.It is the most place of god lover.

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Thank Sudhanshu S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dakshineswar Kali Temple situated on the bank of the Ganges is a must visit in Kolkata. The temple is usually crowded, but the lines are managed well and you can choose between one of the three lines depending on the view of the deity. The longest queue offers the closest view face to face with the deity. For those who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spiritually energised. This is very vibrant and consecrated place. Soaked yourself with the energy and aura of Maa.

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Thank Vikash K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best temple in kolkata.its situated near ganga river.well maintained and clean temple.its a kali mata mandir.the mandirs main road is now closed for making a skywalk project by wb govt.if u want to visit mandir u need to walk few munites more from dakshineswar railway station. According to legend Rani Rasmoni had a dream where the goddess... More 

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Thank Bijoy P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very enlightened place but please avoid visiting during day time on holiday seasons as it will take more than 2hours in Q to get inside the main temple. Early hours upto 6-7am should be preferred if to decide instead. Dont forget to eat Daal puri/ Kachori outside temple premise if you are comfortable with roadside restaurants.

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Thank Roshan V
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

RANI RASHMONI founded Kali temple at Dakhineswar (spelt as Dakshineswar in some places), on the banks of Ganga. She patronised SHRI RAMAKRISHNA PARAMHANSHA as the guardian of this temple in 1855. We find idol of SRI SRI JAGADISWARI KALIMATA THAKURANI in this temple. It is said that KALI spread out her tongue and drank the blood of asura RAKTABIJ. That... More 

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Thank Jones S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very sacred temple for the Hindus, which is said to built by the great Rani Rashmoni. This is the temple where Sri Ramkrishna served as priest, and have been visited by innumerable famous Hindu saints, including Totapuri Maharaj. The location of this temple is on the banks of the Holy Ganges. Whole property is well-maintained, with neat and clean... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The temple of Maa Kali, the living room of Ramakrishna Paramhans and the holy river Ganga fill your heart with devotion and spirituality. The system of Darshan of Goddess and the visit of entire temple complex is very smooth, un-disturbing and free from chaos & confusion.A place which must be visited by one & all coming to Kolkata.

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