Birla Mandir, Kolkata

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About Temple: Birla Mandir, Kolkata The main temple houses statues of deities Krishna and Radha.The left side temple shikhar (dome) houses goddess Durga, the Hindu goddess of Shakti, the power.The right side dome of the temple houses Shiva in meditation mode.Spread on 44 kathas of land, this temple built of white marble bears resemblance to the renowned Lingaraj Temple of Bhubaneswar. Birla Mandir also showcases pictorial depiction of scriptures of Bhagavad Gita in its stone engravings and some intricate Rajasthani temple architecture. Designed by the architect Nomi Bose. Address: 29, Ashutosh Chowdary Ave, Ballygunge, Opposite Ballygunge Post Office, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019 Phone: 033 2461 5717 District: Kolkata Architectural style: Hindu Temple Date built: 1970-1996 Darshan Timings: This temple is open in the morning from 5.30 A.M. to 11 A.M. and in the evening from 4 .30 P.M. to 9 P.M. How to Reach Birla Mandir: The nearest metro stations to the Birla Temple are Rabindra Sadan, Maidan Metro Station and Kalighat, from where you can hail a taxi or rickshaw to the temple premises. Other Temples to Visit in Kolkata: • Dakshineswar Kali Temple • Kalighat Kali Temple • Lake Kalibari • Karunamoyee Kali Temple • Birla temple • Belur Math • Firinghi Kalibari • Thanthania Kalibari • Dwadash Shiva Temples • Badridas Jain Temple • Belgachia Jain Temple • Chitteshwari Temple • Madanmohan Temple • Durgeswar Shiv Mandir • Bhukailash Shiva Temple

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