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Bharat Kala Bhavan

Varanasi Hindu University, Varanasi, India
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Ranked #20 of 51 attractions in Varanasi
Type: Museums
Description: The museum has a great collection of clay and bronze sculpture, paintings, silks and embroidered textiles.
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Ashburn, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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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21 attraction reviews
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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181 reviews 181 reviews
74 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
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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Hyderabad, India
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52 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

An incredible collection of miniature paintings, a real education in the history of that art form. Outstanding sculpture collection as well. You will be alone or almost alone with the treasures. The museum closes early, so plan accordingly.

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Buffalo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

I visited this place twice ,one of the exotic collection of art.I was more than surprised to see change there in terms of cleanliness,lighting and display...kudos to Mr. Sharma...

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