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Kalighat Kali Temple

Kalighat Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
+91 98157 73347
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Private Tour: Places of Worship in Kolkata including Mother House
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Kalighat Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
+91 98157 73347
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Though it's a place of worship, the heaviness descends on you when you get here. I couldn't stay for long there. And the place was dirty too.

Thank J R R
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I usually don't have an issue blending with the locals in India, but the fact that I couldn't speak Bangla was enough for the local flower and souvenir vendors to swarm around me offering tours and asking me if I needed help. I went a...More

Thank Panav H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We visited this temple in January 2017. It was a Saturday and extremely busy. We refused most of the people that accosted us to accompany us at the temple for a nominal fee. We had to store our footwear and decided to do this at...More

2  Thank ShambhaviK
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

One of 51shaktipeeths of godess Shakti.it is an ancient temple of Kolkata.this temple dedicated to godess Kali is very much popular among locals and tourists alike. Situated among Central location in city it is easily accessible.but the maintenance is poor, dirtiness is prevailing everywhere,road leading...More

Thank rishi b
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Be careful of touts! Pretend you know where you are going. Walk fast. Visit a shop nearer to the temple, buy some pedas or flowers, leave your footwear there itself. Walk in staright, take darshan and come out. If you happen to be looking around,...More

Thank 123Kaps
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

in west bengal kali trample means kalighat kali tample,,people generally visit for doing pujas at all..

1  Thank subrata c
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Very difficult to find. When we arrived we were immediately led by a man who said he worked for the temple. It is all a bit frantic there and quite frankly we felt a bit uneasy. We declined to watch an animal sacrificed but we...More

Thank K T
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

One of the most crowded and corrupted temple Numerous pandas trying to make u give money for a quick darshan but i feel they are torturing us as even once inside the temple after a long queue we get only few second to have darshan...More

Thank rajeshwar g
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Kalighat Kali temple is ancient and every new visitor has a desire to visit this place and offer his prayers but the local authorities seems to have not any control and the visitors has to face a lot of hardship to have glimpse of Maa...More

Thank sanjeev g
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Very old place. It has a kali mata temple. Please be careful of pickpocketing and for pandas. Nice place to visit and for puja. Visit during saturday muat be avoided because it attracts huge crowd on that day.

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5 March 2017|
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Response from Mofidul T | Reviewed this property |
the temple opens at 4 am. it will be convenient to go at 6-7 am. will take atmost one hour to cover the rituals.
sujoy c
23 September 2016|
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Response from Adhip M | Reviewed this property |
Don't think this is related to Kalighat at all. This probably is a new hotel at Deulti near Kolaghat. This place is around 70 kms. from Kolkata, About a 90 minutes drive. The main highway portion is very good. But don't have... More
sundari n
22 September 2016|
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Response from RAJESH V | Reviewed this property |
Dear Sundari N, I understand fully your concern rgarding harasment by panda,s as done in most religious places. I woulld suggest you to go to any of the shops inside the Kalighat temple premises... More