Kalighat Kali Temple is one of the major attractions in the city of Kolkata, as a result of which there are numerous hotels near Kalighat Kali Temple. The best budget hotels near Kalighat Kali Temple are FabHotel Ratnakar Inn Ballygunge and FabHotel Arya Regency SP Mukherjee Road. FabHotel Arya International and FabHotel Ratnakar Residency are the best options if you want to stay at hotels near Elgin Road, from where the shrine is a short distance away.
About Kalighat Temple
One of the most iconic landmarks of the City Of Joy, Kalighat Kali Temple is one of the 52 Shakti Peethas in the country. The shrine in its present form is only 200 years old, though it is said to have been first constructed in the 15th century. The figurine of the presiding deity is made of gold and silver. The temple is visited by a large number of devotees, particularly during Kali Puja, Pohela Boishakh and Durga Puja. Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan, Apollo Gleneagles Heart Centre, City Medical Centre and AMRI Hospital are the prominent healthcare centers near the temple.
Shopping and dining near Kalighat Kali Temple
The area around Kalighat Kali Temple is home to numerous stores, selling everything from fruits and flowers to handmade products and fabrics. A number of multiplexes have also come up recently that offer stuff by local and international brands. Lake Mall, Forum Courtyard, Quest Mall and Gariahat Mall are some of the leading shopping destinations in the area. For dining, you can make your way to Café Coffee Day, Hatari Restaurant, Tero Parbon, Tamarind Restaurant, Go Lebanese and Wow Momo. Ginger Bar and Restaurant and Xrong Place are two of the most thronged nightlife spots near the shrine.
Attractions near Kalighat Kali Temple
By choosing hotels near Kalighat Kali Temple, you can reach the following sites easily:
• St Paul's Cathedral (3.1 km)
• Victoria Memorial (3.5 km)
• Prinsep Ghat (4.9 km)
• Shaheed Minar (5.8 km)
• Fort William (6.6 km)
How to Reach Kalighat Temple
If you are traveling by suburban trains, you can get off at Ballygunge Junction Railway Station or Lake Gardens Railway Station. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is located at a distance of 25.5 km from Kalighat Kali Temple, whereas Sealdah Railway Station is 7.2 km away. Cities like Delhi are easily reachable from the railway station and airport. You can choose from a large number of pocket-friendly hotels in Delhi, including FabHotel Broadway Inn Nehru Place and FabHotel BMK Greater Kailash. Kalighat Kali Temple is also accessible via Kolkata Metro as the locality has its own station.