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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

  • State - West Bengal
  • District - Kolkata
  • Address - Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700076
  • Contact - 033 2564 5222
  • Religion - Hindu
  • Type - Goddess Kali


Dakshineswar temple is one of the most revered, sacred temples in Kolkata, dedicated to goddess Kali. Dakshineswar Temple is one of the largest temples near Kolkata and it is also an architectural treasure. The temple was built in conventional Nava-ratna style. It boasts a towering height of more than 100 feet. The 12-spired temple with its massive courtyard is flanked by 12 other small temples, devoted to Lord Shiva. It was founded by Rani Rashmoni on the 31st of May 1855. The holy tithi was of Jagannath Deva Snanyatra. This widely famed temple of Dakshineswar is famous among pilgrims all over the world.

Timings

From October to March: 6:00 a.m to 12.30 p.m and 3:00 p.m to 8:30 pm.

From April to September: 6 a.m to 12.30 p.m and 3:30 p.m to 9:00 pm

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