Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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 templeโ€™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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  • Very beautiful maa statue. Reached there around 4pm on Saturday. There was about half and hour line in which darshan was peaceful done. There r also 12 shivling mandir near the temple. Note: mobile no...  more »
  • Very spiritual and beautiful place...Darshan went well..was able to pray without any problem...itโ€™s well organized and pujaris r very helpful  more »
  • This Kali Temple is must visit place in kolkata , the temple was built up by Rani RTasmani and Shri Ramakrishna had passed his main life in this place.  more »
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  • These pictures are taken a while back. Always loved it there. There's a myth related to this temple that goddess kali used to come to life from her idol to talk to her devotees long long back. And this lore moved me to my core. Since then, I love visiting every once in a while.
  • Taking photo inside the temple premises is prohibited. Good systems are available to the devotees for putting their mobile phones, shoes and other accessories into lockers against very nominal amount. Shoes can also be kept at prasad counters at the shopping block. Overall experience has always been great.
  • This is one of the most famous temple in India.. Temple is situated near hooghly river which makes the temple most beautiful..boat service is available and railways station is also located nearby..for private vehicles adequate parking lot available.. photography is strictly prohibited in the temple premises..
  • Well maintained temple. Much less dirty than most of the other temples. Easily holds a big numbers of devotees everyday due to very well established security systems. Taking photo inside the temple premises is prohibited. Good systems are available to the devotees for putting their mobile phones, shoes and other accessories into lockers against very nominal amount. Shoes can also be kept at prasad counters at the shopping block. Overall experience has always been great.
  • Temple is place where Peace prevails. I happened to visit at temple at 0545 hrs in morning when temple was about to open. You should must visit at early hours if you want to have a divine experience. Well Connected by Road and Dakshinewar Station is also near. I would suggest to go by Road.Parking facility is available. Security is well maintained. If you are having a traditional frame of mind.. Take dip in river towards bridge in the vicinity of temple and then experience the solitude inside the premises of temple. After offering pooja you can have a light breakfast if you please. Your experience will be a lifetime and divine and for sure..Must Visit..๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

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