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Belur Math

Belur Rd | Howrah, Belur 711202, India
+91 33 2654 1144
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The headquarters of the international Ramakrishna Order.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (154 reviews)
“peaceful place” (66 reviews)
“peace of mind” (49 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Belur Rd | Howrah, Belur 711202, India
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+91 33 2654 1144
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Free entrance, nice grounds, and photogenic temple. Signs everywhere say no photos, but everyone is taking photos and it appears not to be a problem. Inside the main temple there's.....well......nothing to see! walked in/through it, and straight back out! One the banks of the Ganges...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to Belur Math. The area is beautiful and maintained so it is on pristine condition. Spent over tree hours exploring the ground and temples. A great experience.

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Nice peaceful place... bit away from kolkata... but u cn visit if u wana find peace.... ovrall good exp

Thank drajaybudhwar
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The grounds are beautifully maintained, it’s quiet, serene and so very clean. Entry to the grounds is free and to the museum is only ₹5. Yes you have to remove your shoes and there’s a room to keep them in for safekeeping and you won’t...More

Thank Natalie1204
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This place is like an island of calm and spirituality in the din of chaotic city. I found it hard to drag myself away from there when they closed it for lunch break at 1200 hrs. Don't go here expecting religious fulfilment or in search...More

1  Thank Shrawan2001
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

A perfect place to feel divine vibration and the presence of Respected Ramakrishna Paramahansa . The place is very clean and set on the banks of Ganges. One can sit in the main hall and meditate . The whispers of the mantras being chanted in...More

Thank 850ashas
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

A well organised clean and calm place. Beautiful sculpture and art. A museum is there showing the history of Vivekananda and Belur math. U must visit this math and museum. U have to pay 5/- for museum. Beautiful garden inside and the view of the...More

1  Thank Smritijit
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This is belur math. Maintained by ramakrishna mission. Nice to visit. River side temple. You feel good.

Thank SOUMENJANA
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The most hallowed place for any devotee of Sri Ramakrishna deva , the place where mortal remains of Sri Ramakrishna , Sri sarada maa , Sri swamiji Maharaj , swami brahmananda and seven more direct disciples are interned separately . With the mortal remains of...More

Thank meghashyam
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Quiet time with family.Watching the river Ganges with people from all walks of life.Ferry service available from Dakshineswar temple ghat.

Thank echowa
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Indernath
21 March 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)
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JDV580
13 July 2015|
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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
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Tahmina Z K
25 April 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.
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