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Bharat Kala Bhavan

Address: Varanasi Hindu University, Varanasi, India
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Ranked #22 of 54 Attractions in Varanasi
Type: Museums
Owner description: The museum has a great collection of clay and bronze sculpture, paintings, silks and embroidered...
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Type: Museums
Owner description: The museum has a great collection of clay and bronze sculpture, paintings, silks and embroidered textiles.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The collection is really fantastic. However, the items are not that well displayed, information is lacking and the conservation is not done that well. Although there is quite a lot to see, you just need 1 hour the whole museum.

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Pune
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27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Situated in the precincts of the Banaras Hindu University, this place is a must for art and history. It has a huge collection of sculptures, paintings, textiles and decorative art. The entry fee is Rupees ten only. It is probably the best University Museum in Asia. One could spend several days in this museum. But we were short of time... More 

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Ashburn, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is an amazing collection of paintings, carvings, sculptures, and other artifacts. The only down side is that they don't have air conditioning so we were overheated when we visited in July.

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Dhanbad, India
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

This is the only bharat mata temple in India, It is near sigra and vissiting temple give you patriotic feeling and proud to be indian.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

Let me start by saying that you need a full day to appreciate and understand the treasure displayed here.You can take your own time in seeing all the artifacts and this place is quiet.Visit it to know more about diverse Indian culture.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

India is challenged when it comes to museums. A plus is that you can bring your camera in for a modest extra charge. So my I-Pad I can bring in but my I-Phone has to be placed in a locker at no charge. But I saw others talking on their cell phone in the galleries. The guards are either asleep... More 

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Goa, India
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

This was one of the main reasons for me to visit Banaras, but I was little disappointed to see not so great collection. The gallery that showcases handwritten notes of major Indian literary and national figures is the best. Sculptures are good but not documented. Banaras gallery showcasing the masks could be better. Staff was very rude and un-cooperative.

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Chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Situated inside the BHU(Banaras Hindu University Campus), it an museum with lots of arts and artifacts. Most of the college students and travellers who enbraces the knowledge of Arts, History should visit this place once. One of the gems of varanasi !!!

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

nice place to visite , you can see which rock is highest and whatis the geografical structur of india.you can also make your trip to see this temple.Realy people of india love the country every day they offer flower and open the shoose in respect of teple bfor entry in temple.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

It's a huge campus with temples inside it where students pray before attending classes. We went early and a large group practiced yoga, our guide also taught us a lot about the Buddhist and Hindu religion. I think that was our best dive away in the Buddhist and Hindu religion.

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