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Address: Belur Rd., Howrah, Belur 711202, India
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The headquarters of the international Ramakrishna Order.

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Private Tour: Places of Worship in Kolkata including Mother House
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A PLACE OF PEACE

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one among the oldest temple with ancient touch. Very beautiful and artistic. One time.visit surely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reaching this place is little difficult due to Traffic jams. The Parking is 200 meters from the main entrance. But once you enter the premises everything changes. There is strict discipline and peace and quiet. Popular with locals. Visit the museum and you have to buy a ticket. No photography or use of cell phone allowed inside the museum. You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the popular destinations and also popular with locals and its followers. Nice floral displays which are well maintained. Good to walk around in a comparatively cooler conditions. Discipline runs high here - Mandatory attendance in evening aarti and everyone in the campus needs to assemble in the hall. Nobody is allowed on the lawns or outside during this.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very good for spritulise your thinking. This math have lots of ashram to stay and listen the holy words of Ramkrishna And Vivekananda. It will give you peace in mind . I visited with my friend s this palce if you go this place one time you have think again how to come here .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a great place for peace and calm. Concentrate on Ramakrishna's image in his temple, do meditation or just sit in the garden. It will bring enough peace in mind to forget all current problems.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

A Pleasant Place Math of Ramakrishna and Vivekananda. I Visited here on Month of Jan 2016 very nice Clean and Peaceful Place here you get to know more about Swami Vivekananda and Guru Ramakrishna life from the Museum. If you come here at least take 3-4hrs timing best prefer timing to go early morning 7 am to 12pm because after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

The traffic getting there and back is crazy bad, so bring a picnic lunch or dinner. Best time is early morning, but I prefer to go to the evening Aarti service when Ramakrishna is worshiped in traditional style with lights, incense, flowers, water, etc. This is the heart of the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda movement that began ignited the interest in Hinduism in... More 

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