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Address: Varanasi Hindu University, Varanasi, India
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Description: The museum has a great collection of clay and bronze sculpture, paintings...
The museum has a great collection of clay and bronze sculpture, paintings, silks and embroidered textiles.
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Place for history and art lovers.

It is situated in Asia's largest university campus i.e. Banaras Hindu University, If you are one of those who like to unfold history secrets and sculptures, then this is one of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A must visit ! Bharat Kala Bhavan, located inside the BHU campus, is an art and architecture museum and houses a vast collection of paintings, Hindu and Buddhist sculptures and other materials of archeological importance. Bharat Kala Bhavan also has a great collection of miniature paintings from the courts of Mughals and other Kingdoms and principalities. Some of the important... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It is situated in Asia's largest university campus i.e. Banaras Hindu University, If you are one of those who like to unfold history secrets and sculptures, then this is one of the museum for you, but better have atleast 1-2 hours to roam into the museum fully and read everything. There were computer placed in every room of the museum... More 

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Nantes, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

One of the worst museum I visited in India. Very badly maintained and run. Quite a disgrace. As it is supposed to represent BHU, the university should do some serious cleaning up and revamping. As it is, it is not worth the trouble going there.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Bharat Kala Bhavan is a museum situated in campus of Banaras Hindu University. one can get detailed view of ancient Indian History and Culture. Must visit for every tourist.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is inside the BHU campus. The painting gallery was under renovation. But the overall collection is awesome. It has a strong room with several precious items also. Nicely maintained.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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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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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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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

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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Address: Address: Varanasi Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi

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