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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700076, India

Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

About Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar Temple is a famous temple of the Hindu Goddess, Kali, which is located on the eastern embankment of the Hooghly close to Kolkata Built by Rani Rashmoni in the year 1855. The three-storey beautiful temple was made in the traditional Bengali style of Nava-Ratna or nine spires which rises up to a height of 100 feet.



Attractions near Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Nivedita Bridge0.47km from Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Nivedita Bridge is an extradosed bridge over Hooghly River connecting Howrah with Kolkata. The bridge is named after Sister Nivedita, the social worker-disciple of Swami Vivekananda. The bridge is designed to carry 48,000 vehicles per day. Another wonder of West Bengal.

Belur Math2.53km from Dakshineswar Kali Temple

This temple is one of the architectural wonders of India that represents the idea of Universal Faith founded by Swami Vivekananda. This temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement. The temple is notable for its architecture that fuses Christian, Islamic, Hindu and Buddhist art motifs as a symbol of unity of all religions.

Clive House6.8km from Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Clive House is a famous historical place. It may unearth a 1300-year old city beneath Kolkata. This is a famous archeological site. The origin of the Clive House, also known as Burra Kothi, still remains a mystery. The house at Dum Dum was thought to have been acquired by Clive either shortly before the battle of Plessey in 1757 as an operational base.

Parshwanath Jain Temple7.38km from Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Parshwanath Jain Temple is a Jain temple at Badridas Temple Street and a major tourist attraction in Kolkata built by a Jain named Rai Badridas Bahadoor Mookim in 1867. The temple is famous for its architecture and ambiance.  The peaceful surrounding and the silence creates a nice mood here.

Howrah Bridge7.83km from Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Howrah Bridge is a bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal. The bridge is one of four on the Hooghly River and is a famous symbol of Kolkata and West Bengal. Howrah Bridge is currently the sixth-longest bridge of its type in the world.

Jorasanko Thakur Bari7.87km from Dakshineswar Kali Temple

This is the ancestral home of the Tagore family. It is currently located on the Rabindra Bharati University. It is the house in which the poet and first non-European Nobel laureate, Rabindranath Tagore was born and he spends his childhood here. and currently, it serves as the Tagore museum for Kolkata.

Where is Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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North 24 Parganas is a district in southern West Bengal and also the most populated district in the whole of India. It is the tenth-largest district in the State by area.