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Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a famous Hindu temple, dedicated to Goddess Kali. Sprawled over 25 acres, the Dakshineshwar Mandir Kolkata is one the largest temple in Kolkata. The famous temple is built in the 'Nava -Ratna' style of Bengal architecture with 12 spired temples with massive courtyards flanked by 12 other small temples. The temple was founded by Rani Rashmoni after she got a dream to do so.

The famous spiritual leader Ramakrishna Paramhansa is also associated with this temple. Tuesdays and Saturdays are believed as an auspicious day for Kali worship. On both these days, there is a huge congregation of devotees at the Dakshineswar Kali Temple. The Sandhya Aarti and the Dakshineshwar Mandir Bhog are the prime attraction among the devotees. The twelve identical shrines of Shiva each housing black stone Shiv Lingas adorn the premise of Dakshineswar Temple.

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Location:
Kolkata
West Bengal, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
22.6549136°N, 88.3553420°E
Distance from Kolkata city center to Dakshineshwar Kali Temple
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Thursday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Sunday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Dakshineshwar Kali Temple..

Overall Rating:4.7

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  '5' out of 5
"sundor pobitro poricchonno jayga.dakshineswar er pera misti ar kochurir jnno barbar jaoa chole"
  '4' out of 5
"Hindu temple with lots of pilgrims, worth visiting as a tourist as well, you will be asked to leave your shoes, bags and any mobile phones/cameras before entering the temple complex (a small fee of around 10 INR for the bags and 2 INR for the shoes) - from there you can take a boat ride (20 mins) to the Belur Math temple, it costs 10 INR"
  '5' out of 5
"Joy Maa Kali ...west bengol is good tampel ..and beside..best river..Ganga..."
  '5' out of 5
"Temple of Maa Kali , here she showed her presence to Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa Thakur. Very divine place, on the bank of River Hooghly . "
  '5' out of 5
"This is the bengali hindu temple that name was dakshineswar kali Mandi"

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