Kalighat Kali Temple, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Dedicated to the goddess Kali, Kalighat Kali Temple is a Hindu temple and one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, consecrated places of worship. Every day, thousands of pilgrims visit this site set on the bank of a canal to pay their respects to a goddess that resembles a mother to them. The image of Kali itself is unique in this temple, differing from others with its three huge eyes, tongues made of gold, and four hands. As you wander, look for the Sosthi Tala, a sacred altar where all the priests are female. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Kalighat Kali Temple and many more Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary tool .
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  • This is within main area of Kolkata and open till late hour as well unlike other temples. Must visit and possibly take round inside varanda around Maa Kali to touch, feel the power faith and godliness...  more »
  • It was such an amazing divine experience to do darshan here at Kalighat Kali Temple. I had scheduled puja online before I left US so when I got there the priest met me outside. He guided me through a ...  more »
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