Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Join the flock of devotees of the revered Kali goddess, and visit Dakshineswar Kali Temple, a 19th-century Hindu temple renowned for its association with Ramakrishna, a famous mystic. Philanthropist Rani Rashmoni built the temple in 1855, and subsequently appointed the influential Ramakrishna as its priest. Admire the picturesque, nine-spired main shrine, roam the courtyard, and view the temple’s ghat, steps used for bathing on the bank of the Ganges. To visit Dakshineswar Kali Temple and get the most from your holiday in Kolkata (Calcutta), create itinerary details personal to you using our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary maker.
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  • A really Nice & Peaceful Place , where all devotee can visit & get a peaceful atmosphere near the Ganga River Bank .  more »
  • One of India's most famous shrine located on the banks of Hoogly river in North-Kolkata. If you are ever in Kolkata then I recommend you to visit this Hindu temple devoted to Goddess Kali. The temple....  more »
  • 1st time i went to this place about 13 years ago that time people's are doing worship from the bottom of their heart and all temple authority members are very helpful but now a days its totally commercial everyone is here for finding a way by which they can earn money and so many useless rules they are putting on all the people who came for visiting instead of making stronger and more securing the places by putting new technology.... Though sky walk is the greatest innovation by West Bengal government which are very useful and helpful for so many people ...
  • Great place to visit, it's peaceful and one feels happy. Clean temple premises and safe parking lot. Not much crowd of u go on non Saturday and holiday. Beautiful gangs ghats

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