Belur Math Temple

Category Historic, Others

Belur Math is the headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, the chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. It is located on the west bank of the Hooghly River in India, at Belur , and is one of the notable institutions in Kolkata. The temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna movement. It is notable for its architecture, which symbolizes the unity of all religions, Hindu, Islamic, Buddhist, and Christian. In 2003, the Belur Math Railway Station was also inaugurated which is dedicated to the Belur Math Temple.

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How to Reach:

By Air

The nearest airport to Belur Math is Kolkata (CCU) Airport which is 9.3 km away. Bus service is available . Bus fare from Kolkata Airport to Belur Math may be around Rs.12.

By Train

Belur Math railway station is a terminal railway station of the Kolkata Suburban Railway network, which connects Belur Math, temple and the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, with Howrah via the Eastern main line of Eastern Railway. Howrah Jn is just at a distance of 6km from Belur math Station .

By Road

It is easily motorable destination . Bus service is always available from Howrah . Taxi servies are easily available .