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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  • - one of the holiest place for all devotees. - it is the one of 51 Shakti peeth. - Avoid the help of pandas. - Shoes can be kept outside the sweet shop. - Very good place but be careful About your bel...  more »
  • According to the legend of Dakshya jagya and Sati, one toe of the Goddess is supposed to be stored in a sealed box underneath the idol of the Mother Goddess. As such, this is one of the most Holiest t...  more »
  • The temple has great religious significance however it is not that great to visit. It is not possible to see the Kali goddess statue if you don't pay some tout a lot of money to push you in. Also, the...  more »
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  • Spiritual place. Witness the god power and presence. Things are still not systematic Very poor crowd management Place feel with good and bad pandas. One must caution while visiting that place.
  • Very famous Hindu temple...But being a private property lots of Pandas will try to make money by saying..We will arrange a quick Darshan from back door...Avoid them. Dakshineshwar temple is better and systematic.
  • When I go there were too large line.......and I feel very that day because I started my new year 2018.......with pray of goddess kali........
  • Spiritual place. Entry through gate 3 will bring you closest to kali ma. The poojaris try to get money in different forms . Be cautious and accept for service .
  • One of the biggest Shaktipiths of eastern India situated in the Kolkata city of West Bengal. One has to remove shoes before entering the premises of this Holy shrine. Shoes can be safely kept outside the sweet stores outside the shop at no additional costs. Peras(sweet variety) are generally offered to the God. Timing generally 8 am to 6:30pm

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