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Address: Belur Rd., Howrah, Belur 711202, India

The headquarters of the international Ramakrishna Order.

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A peaceful place to spend time, please check first the timing of it before planning.

Belur Math is near to Dakhineshwar Kali Temple. So first I visited Dakhineshwar Kali Temple and then took boat ride over river Ganga to Belur Math. Enjoyed that ride a lot as I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Belur Math is near to Dakhineshwar Kali Temple. So first I visited Dakhineshwar Kali Temple and then took boat ride over river Ganga to Belur Math. Enjoyed that ride a lot as I was able to touch Holy Ganga water. Felt bad when I realised that water is very dirty. Well after reaching Belur Math, I got to know that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had visited the place 38 years ago.At that time it was a quiet ,serene place.I could then enjoy the holy Ganga water sitting on the steps. Alas ,the charm has been taken away by the crowds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It wasvmy last day of durga puja on 12 oct 16 i gave a chance to explore the place.n was right desicion.its at the bank of ganga.huge gardens meditation center free entry in premises.though because of durga puja n last night rain filthy area was still i found nice place.boating in ganga one can enjoy.hawrah bridge was near to this.from... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to reach there when it was mediation time and had to maintain pin drop silence. Hence it was very difficult with my one year old kid and had to go out of the hall. The place is very crowded as well and nothing great. It is only for people who want to know about swami Vivekananda and Ram... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful and serene and peaceful places to visit. I love to sit and meditate and just take in the beauty of this place

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Belur Math is near Dakhineshwar Temple. You need to get a launch from Dakhineshwar temple, please do remember to check the timings of the Math to be open.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only place in Kolkata where you can here your inner voice.. Dnt knw why time flies so fast whenever i visit this place..It gives you so much relief to be here..The atmosphere is terrific.. People medicating.. No other place can relax u as much as this place can

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

After visiting Dakshineswar temple we took o boat ride over river Ganges and we were on our way towards Belur Math. It was a beautiful journey on the river. As Belur Math was coming nearer we got the glimpse of the temples .Actually Belur Math is situated on the banks of river Ganges almost opposite to Dakhshineswar temple. We went... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

The shrine is abutting the river. there is a museum which is extremely well maintained and the best attraction. Photography anywhere inside is strictly prohibited. One has to travel all the way from the main city to Howrah to visit the Math.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

It's located on the bank of river ganges near kolkata. You will need to hire a taxi or car to visit this holy place and tourist site. Taking photo in the premises is strictly prohibited. You can visit the St. Ramkrishna Poromhansa museum. There's no entry fee, only you have to put your footwear outside and enter barefooted. Lot's of... More 

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