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Belur Math

Belur Rd | Howrah, Belur 711202, India
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The headquarters of the international Ramakrishna Order.
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Belur Rd | Howrah, Belur 711202, India
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Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Belur Math is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, a chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. This is the place where you can get mental peace & strength.The atmoshphere is really so good to spent time.

Thank subhrajit p
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Got an opportunity to attend evening AARATI and PRAYAR at Belur Math.Liked the peaceful spiritual environment.Well managed / organised institution. A good library.with collection of spiritual books.

Thank peekayem2015
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Whilst the grounds and temple are quite beautifully presented, I just had that feeling that I was entering a cult and the way that guards watch people was a disconcerting. Considering this is a religious place, it acts more like a cult HQ and photography...More

Thank ZaahidBharmal
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Ideal place to escape the daily hustles of life and introspect. Construction-wise too the place is magnificent. Spend some time in the main temple.

Thank Vivek K
Reviewed April 3, 2017

If you want mental peace,calmness and serenity of ganges,this place is must visit.The vastness of Belur math will take you to eternal calmness that you could breathe better.This place is most famous for its Evening Worship (Aarati).The garden area is really very flowerish and well...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

There is a main building with nice presentation of architecture, with flower beds in surroundings. This place is located almost on the river front and we saw local people coming here to just relax and spend some family time. You can reach this place via...More

Thank chetan_apa
Reviewed March 31, 2017

A huge complex of temples (40 acres) but one in particular, the Ramakrishna, celebrates the diversity of the Indian religions and resembles a temple, mosque and a church. There also is a museum of the history of the temple. Surprising to me was that more...More

Thank BloggerLinda
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to visit for peace. you can enjoy a beautiful nature view and peace of mind.one can fill the sound of nature here.

Thank Afrin S
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the famous place around kolkata and visited by lots of national and international visitors.This is the Holy place where you will find a different feeling.Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna and Sarada Ma will inspire you.River gange will offer a stunning view.This place is...More

Thank Krishnendu C
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Apart from the popular places in the city like Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Indian Museum, Kalighat Kali Temple another divine place to visit is - Belur Math. Located on the bank of Hooghly River "Ramkrishna Math" says its story.

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How can I reach believe math from dakshineshar Kali temple without ferry
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Chattesu | Reviewed this property |
you can walk down to the bus stop and avail AC 50 bus service or any regular bus service (non AC). One bus which is frequent is GARIA STATION - BELUR MATH (NOT believe MATH)
Very very homely and helpful to each comer.is my answer for any staff in Belur Math.Gratitude.
July 13, 2015|
Response from JDV580 | Reviewed this property |
Srr,if you have money,you can avail a car with your friend to have a long journey from New Market to Belur Math and on the way you may hault here and there to take tea snacks,or juices or anything else.I prefer to go to... More
Tahmina Z K
how long does it take to go there from Kempton hotel (new market area). and how do you get there
April 25, 2015|
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Response from 724Pratap | Reviewed this property |
by bus from Esplanade it will take 1.5hrs and by taxi 1hr. approx. if traffic jam in shyambazar area otherwise by taxi it will take hardly 40minutes.