Kalighat Kali Temple, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Dedicated to the goddess Kali, Kalighat Kali Temple is a Hindu temple and one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, consecrated places of worship. Every day, thousands of pilgrims visit this site set on the bank of a canal to pay their respects to a goddess that resembles a mother to them. The image of Kali itself is unique in this temple, differing from others with its three huge eyes, tongues made of gold, and four hands. As you wander, look for the Sosthi Tala, a sacred altar where all the priests are female. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Kalighat Kali Temple and many more Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary tool .
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  • It is very powerful place of the Kali matha, my father visited there along with me. It is full of piligrims  more »
  • This Temple is one of the most powerful temple situated in India. But don't take any brahmans or Pujaris for offering Puja in this temple. The Temple area is overcrowded with fraud peoples everywhere....  more »
  • Kalighat temple has always been very busy with people coming from all over. If you want to pay a visit, I would suggest avoid Tuesdays and Saturdays. Because those days the place is too crowded. I pre...  more »

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