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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  • Good darshan. It’s one of the Shakti peeta. Beware as every Pandit’s here and there will demand money for some Pooja’s. if you require a pandit then should finalise the amount before clearly. Jai mata...  more »
  • I pay my attendance to Peeth Traya of Kolkata (Kali, Bhavatarini and Adya) whenever I visit. Unlike other two temples, I always get disappointed with temple authorities, Government and management of K...  more »
  • It is one of the oldest Kali temples here. It gives you great feel when you walk through the old market area to reach the temple. Area is not very clean the temple premise is also had clutter. The way...  more »
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  • One of the most popular and famous temple and certainly holiest one. Surroundings not clean and panda, thieves are there in strong numbers. Ma and Temple both superb. Management should take take necessary steps to make it more neat and clean.
  • Kali God is very awesome and very powerful but all the mediators have spoiled the temple holiness they cheat being near temple .We need to be very careful .
  • I have visited many temples but I have never experienced anything like this. The temple grounds were buzzing with people, and we would not have been able to find our way without the guidance, both physical and spiritual, from a priest which we much appreciated. I expected to give to the temple, but I was surprised at how much was expected. Even so it was an incredible experience which lingers long.
  • Very popular temple amongst Hindu deities. The place is usually crowded and a set of people are after you for buying their goods. The people inside the temple too demand money for mentioning your name to goddess, like any other religious place.
  • Pleaceful place.. always crowded.. fantastic environment.. Famous kali temple in kolkata.. one of the historical place

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