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Belur Math Shrine

Belur Rd., Howrah, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Type: Religious Sites
Description: The headquarters of the international Ramakrishna Order.
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

There is nothing disliking there. it is beautifully constructed a temple of Sri Sri Ramakrishna Pramahansa Deva, maintained and run by ramakrishna Mission. it was founded by Swami Vivekananda.it is located just on the bank of river Ganges. its tranquility, particularly during prayer in the evening is memorable. one can avail lunch at Math at cost against purchase of Meal... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Perfect for a stroll during a sunny winter afternoon. Serene and beautiful.Peaceful and lovely!Worth a visit if you are in Kolkata.

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Tirupati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

it is a great place to visit if u r into hinduism and vivekananda teachinngs.the museum is excellent portrayal of his life. the ramakrishan temple is serene. the whole campus it self is oozing with peace.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Spectacular complex, a must to visit. It is possible to walk around, and to sit quietly and observe the worshippers. Very interesting and fascinating.

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Jamshedpur, India
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

This place deserves to be the No 1 ranked in Kolkata's must visit places... it is absolutely amazing... the shrine, the museum, the river bank...everything is so clean and neat...its a but far from the city centre but well worth the time... the people here are very friendly and disciplined. And they expect the same from you.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Most calm and quite place just beside holy river ganges. Our guide Rupak take us from Dakhineshwar to Belur math and back in local boat , which is indeed a memorable journey . Closed from 12 to 3 P.m. so better go after 3. The teachings of Swami Vivekananda is the most modern and relevant of today's world.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This place is a bit far from the city but a definite must to visit. I did a short boat ride with the locals and really enjoyed. I captured some amazing pictures too. I have become a fan of swami Vivekanda

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The shrine is so beautiful . You feel peaceful and calm . The light muddish pink colour is so soothing to the eye. It holds up the true brilliance of Swami Vivekananda.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

nice Place to sit inside the Math . Super Clean place in Kolkata and very systematic . You will enjoy your time here as long as you stay. Recently the Parking place has changed so it might cost you some additional money now for Parking

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

If you are mentaly upset ..This is the place you should go....Its a place which gives you mental peace...Trust me you will fell much better...When ever I go ..i feel better..I have been there sevaral times ...

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