Opinions differ about the date of construction of Thanthania Kalibari. Some say it was built in 1703 whereas some regard it as 1803. On the stone structure in the temple wall is inscribed, '1110' (Bengali calendar). Going by this, the date of the foundation of the temple should be 1703 according to English calendar.
This temple was built by Sankar Ghosh. The deity is worshipped as Siddheswari Mata'. The temple has an idol of the Mother Goddess. The image is of clay and is renovated every year. It is very popular tourists spot which attracts a lot of people from all over the world.
IIf you are planning to visit at Thanthania Kalibari you must visit its nearby spot Shiva temple. Nearby, on Gourmohan Mukherji St, stands the house where Swami Vivekananda was born.
Timing 6.00 A.M.-11.00 A.M.& 3.00 P.M.-7.00 P.M. (Everday)
Thanthania Kalibari is situated in Shyam Bazar, as you go towards Shyambazar via Bidhan Sarani you can see this temple to your left.