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Kali Bari Temple, Shimla

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Enjoy a view of the Himalayas and a city panorama amid lush greenery at Kali Bari Temple, a famous hilltop pilgrimage site and one of the oldest temples in Shimla. Painted in intense red, orange, and white colors, the temple houses a blue wooden image of the goddess Kali, hugely symbolic for devotees seeking holy blessings. Built upon the foundations of an old temple dedicated to the goddess Shaymala and discovered by British engineers in the early 19th-century, Bengali pilgrims converted the site into a Kali temple in 1845. During festival times, you can see the temple bustling with thousands of devotees. A visit to Kali Bari Temple represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Shimla trip generator to plot your vacation.
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  • Kali Bari Temple is a must visit place in Shimla, place is little high in the hill on Kali Bari road, Kali Bari have his own restaurants and rooms. 
  • This temple is situated on Kalibari road. A famous temple of Goddess Kali Maa. You can visit this temple once. Not a must visit in shimla 
  • An old iconic establishment of Shimla is the Kali Bari. Located at one corner of the Mall its accessible on foot and is a short walk from Scandal Point. 
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  • Beautiful Kali Mandir in Simla. We spent Durga Puja Festival there. It was nice and joyful.
  • The temple was built in the year 1845 and is dedicated to Goddess Kali who is also known as Shyamala maa
  • Temple of Maa Kaali.. Nice place for worship
  • Lovely place great for street photographers and also awesome landscape view from the original temple itself
  • A pleasant place near Shimla Mall road, must vist, a very good place for Bengalis, is situated at the end of the road, monkeys disturb a lot, be aware, it is at hill top, hanging hill type