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Birla Temple, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Religious Site
A grandiose white marble structure in Kolkata's busy neighborhood, Birla Temple offers a sanctuary from the city bustle. An interesting blend of modern design and traditional stone masonry, the temple features indigenous carvings, as well as two main statues of gods dedicated to Krishna and Radha. Built by the industrialist Birla family, its construction started in 1970 and took 26 years to complete. The landmark temple offers a spacious, cool respite, and is well-lit at night and during festival times. To visit Birla Temple and other attractions in Kolkata (Calcutta), use our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary planner.
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  • Its a very peaceful place although surrounded with residential places and hullabaloo of traffic. A must visit holy-place!  more »
  • visited many Birla temples in India , but this one was beautiful and mind blowing construction . Full temple made of marble , Peace and bliss prevails every nook and corner of the temple .  more »
  • The Birla temple is an impressive building from out- and inside. The whole area is very clean and well maintained. The temple seems to be in private hand. On the outside one can find a series of statu...  more »