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 the city of Kolkata and reaching this place is easy by public transport. I took a metro and it cost me 5 INR from MG road. I would highly recommend not to talk to the touts or...  more »
  • Kalighat Temple, located in Kolkata is one of the 51 Shakti Sthals of India & is one of the most visited Kali temples in India. Located at the spot , where the toes of Sati's right foot fell during...  more »
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