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“Kali Temple on Ganges”

Dakshineswar Kali Temple
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Private Tour: Places of Worship in Kolkata including Mother House
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“Kali Temple on Ganges”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

You can reach via a ferry or via a boat. This temple is situated on the banks of river Ganges. The temple is huge and well built with a huge courtyard around the temple. There are 12 shrines for Lord Shiva overlooking the river.

When you travel from train, the temple is clearly visible. Again, huge part of Bengali folklore.

Visited February 2013
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“Spiritual Place”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

This temple is one of the richest one in the name of maintenance in West Bengal. Maa Kaali Shrine is excellent, great and ultimate. Out side river is beautiful. Temple is clean and biggest one having spacious for free flow of devotees. Please note that there are two Kaali Temples in Kolkatta, many does not known about this fact. You are well aware of Culcutta Kaali, there is another small temple which deposits that name Culcutta Kaali, this Dakshineswar Kaali is another one, please note this point. Kaalighat is different and Dakshineswar Kaali temple is different. Hope this information may helps you to reach to exact temple.

Visited January 2013
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Guwahati, India
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“Jai maa Kali....”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Early morning leaves from hotel to Dakshinewar kali temple to take blessings of maa kali near the ganga river. Temple is very well maintained, parking is available. Huge temple where in middle of that maa kali temple is there. not so much rush also you can take blessing for some minutes. Also you can sit and feel the essence. Than there is ghat where you can take bath or respect ganga maiya. Also good food is served at restaurant in the premises of the temple. So take blessing of maa kali....

Visited June 2013
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Kiev, Ukraine
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“Great Temple and Area”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

One of the most peaceful places in Kolkata, its nice to walk around or sit viewing river, anyway mustsee temple

NOTE! If you are foreigner or looks like foreigner - you will need passport to pass inside!

Visited July 2013
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“Visited August 2010”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

This was quite a trip. As you walk through the gates the gardens are breath taking and if you get off from a boat there are a lot of big monkeys in the trees! There are countless temples and the Gangue River nearby. I was here with natives to the area and had the opportunity to really enjoy this place in its authenticity. After our visit to the Blur Math temples we travelled down by boat to Dakshineshwar area where there were temples as well as items to purchase. If you are a non-native prepare to take your shoes off. This was very uncomfortable for me as I had sandals on bit thankfully had some socks in my purse :)

Visited August 2012
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