Kalighat kali temple, Kolkata, India, Asia
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    Address: Kalighat Kali Temple, Newland, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal Show on map

About Kalighat Kali Temple, Kolkata

Address: Kalighat Kali Temple, Newland, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal Show on map
  • Sightseeing

Added 13010 times in trip plans

  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Timing: 24-hrs
    Details
    March
    Open

    Everyday

    24-hrs
    Preferred

    Everyday

    08:00 am - 11:00 am

Kolkata was named after this temple and chiefly because of this fact, hundreds of visitors are fascinated by this temple every day. A classic showcase of Kolkata itself, the temple is a heady mix of dirt, crowds and spirituality.Kalighat is a mad, smelly, dirty, wonderful, vibrant, crazy place that is really like the beating heart of this city of poets and dreamers. If you love Kolkata, you'll love Kalighat. Every year, goats and other harmless animals are sacrificed to please the mighty goddess Kali. Even when she is pleased, you are not forgiven the long wait to get a glimpse of the deity.

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Kalighat Kali Temple Information

  • Be wary of the self proclaimed sadhus that might con into doing some puja for a lot of money.
  • You might get persuaded to tie a red string around your wrist for a ridiculous amount of money.You can decline it politely.

How To Get To Kalighat Kali Temple by Public Transport

  • 2 No Emergency Gate Bus stop and College Square Bus stop are the closest to the Temple.The MG Road metro would be the closest metro to the temple.

Restaurants Near Kalighat Kali Temple

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  • This place is full of spiritual spirit in the devotees. You have to stand in a long queue for your turn to get the chance to offer your prayers and get a view of goddess Kali. It can take approximately an hour in the queue but the wait is justified. It's a must-to-go place in Kolkata.

  • This place is one of mostly visited spot in Kolkata, and it's also an oldest landmark of south Kolkata. Many people / pilgrims come to this place for spiritual reason from different parts of the city and also from different states. But be careful about the priests, money matters hit that ground.

  • A temple one can visit to have a local experience. Although, the experience can vary as the temple is crowded. The outer streets are really good and shows the old and real Kolkata. HighwayMonks

  • Government should take care of pilgrims. For religious place poor and rich should be equal. It is not railway reservation like general. Sleeper. Or Ac

  • 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 Kali.

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