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Address: Kalighat Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Another famous Kali Mandir

Kalighat is mainly famous for its Kali Mandir. This Mandir had a lot of history. People from different places comes to have a look.

Reviewed 6 December 2016
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Kalighat temple is very famous and old temple. But when you go to this temple be aware of brahmins. They are trying only for money. Be safe.

Thank Lokanath P
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

One avoids giving bad reviews for temples. Initially even I thought so , despite the experience you will have at the temple. But the feeling of cautioning tourists against waste of their time and money persuaded me to write the true review. This temple has no cleanliness in its premises. Pandits are all over the temple asking fir 1,100 and... More 

Thank Gaurav D
Pune, India
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

full of touts & corrupt priests who do not let you pray in peace & keep on canvassing for money. there is no divinity here because of them. the curse of the Goddess will surely befall all of them. Better avoid this place & have the Goddess's darshan in Dakshineshwar.

Thank sunsang
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140 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Kalighat is mainly famous for its Kali Mandir. This Mandir had a lot of history. People from different places comes to have a look.

Thank RamizHassan07
Toronto, Canada
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228 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Very nice temple just beware of everyone asking for money. Inside the temple one man was pointing at my purse wanting me to donate more money to the temple although i had already given him some. Other than that it was a wonderful experience.

Thank rands23
Bengaluru, India
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

After carefully avoiding the approaching peoples for quick Darshan and Poojas. We didn't had any place to keep our shoes. So we approached a shop to keep our shoes, but they denied. they offered us to buy a garland for keeping shoes. After that, they cheated us nicely around 800/-INR within 15mins for 2 people. Don't listen to the approaching... More 

Thank s0livagant
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Very bad experience. I was told to be cautious from pundits. I went there with family and I was asked to open shoes in a shop. They said all the prasad would cost just 200 rs that too to be paid after puja. There are gang of robbers who will rob you at every point. I was asked to pay... More 

Thank Lalit S
Kannur, India
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Felt like most hyped religious temple in Kolkata. This temple is filled with most cheating temple authorities in and around. As soon as you arrive near temple you will be greeted with temple authorities with lust and greed. They will tell all possible lies to extract maximum money from you for a religious visit to temple. They will inform you... More 

Thank ocBIJoc
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

it was raining and my first day in kolkata......i was standing infront of the goddess kali and a wave of chillness entered in my soul....i wished the happiness for the persons i care about...nothing ever felt right and divine in my whole life.....

Thank Vj J
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45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Kalighat temple is one of the most historical place in kolkata.Everyday so many peoples came here for maa kali's worship.You feel peacefull after visiting this holy place.

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