Birla Temple, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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. Put Birla Temple and other Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions into our Kolkata (Calcutta) online holiday planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Get place to visit for some peace and quite. Spend some quality time with yrself. The only shortcoming of the place is that they don't allow big bags and hv no locker facility. Try to avoid big bags w...  more »
  • It was a great building. But it was during the photo ban. Security money me attack is amazing. I should talk too much.
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  • This review not for the temple. It’s for the facility and the services provided inside. They don’t allow any kind of small hand bags inside the premises. And they don’t provide any place to keep. Now ...  more »

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