10 Religious Places to visit near Kolkata, West Bengal

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There are a number of religious places in and around Kolkata.  Here are a list of some of these places...

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Sarbamangala Temple

Sarbamangala Temple is one of the oldest and sacred temple in Cossipore, North Kolkata. Devi Sarbhamangala is the other form of Devi Durga.


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Kalighat Mandir

Kalighat Mandir is one of the prime Shakti Peeth located in Kolkata. This holy place is dedicated to Goddess of Power, Kali.


St. Paul Cathedral

St. Paul Cathedral is one of the religious place in Kolkata. With a wonderful Gothic architecture, the church is dedicated to Paul, the Apostle. 


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Belur Math

Belur Math is a very famous spiritual  temple located on the banks of  river Hoogly. It was founded by Swami Vivekananda, one of the chief disciples of Sri Ramkrishna. 


Chinese Kali Temple

Chinese Kali Mandir is one of the enchanting religious temple present in the heart of Kolkata. The main Prasad offered in this temple is Chowmein.


Birla Mandir

Birla Mandir is one of the important religious temple in Bullygunge, Kolkata. This hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Radha- Krishna and Shiva Parvati. 


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Nakhoda Masjid

The largest mosque in Kolkata, Nakhoda Masjid located in Rabindra Sarani is one of the famous religious place. During the prayer, it can accomodate more than 10,000 devotees at a time.


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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

One of the Hindu Navaratna Temple in Kolkata is Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Devi Bhavatarini resides here and was first worshipped by her greatest devotee, Lord Ramkrishna.


Adhya Pith

Adhya Pith is one of the sacred place in Kolkata which is dedicated to Goddess Kali. This place was founded by Ananda Charan Bhattacharya, devotee of Devi Maa. 


Pareshnath Jain Temple

It is a beautiful Jain temple in Kolkata. Sitalanathji  is the main idol here, who is believed to be an incarnation of God. The temple is well maintained and has a garden.


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Also Read: 9 Beautiful Places to Visit in Kolkata.

These are some religious places that you can visit near Kolkata, West Bengal. Thanks for Reading!