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About Bharat Mata Temple

Built with a unique concept, the Bharat Mata Temple in Varanasi is located at the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth campus. It is a building that reflects nationalist sentiments and is dedicated Mother India. Built by Babu Shiv Prasad Gupt, the Bharat Mata Temple was inaugurated in 1936 by the Mahatma Gandhi. Although there is not much pomp and grandeur attached to this building, it houses a marble Bharat Mata idol (symbolizing India) and a marble relief map of India. The map on the ground is designed with the mountains, plans and other relief features of the country. Dedicated to all those who played an important part in the struggle for freedom; this temple was built before India was portioned. The Bharat Mata Temple is about two kilometers from the cantonment area and is easily approachable from different places in the city. Personified as a goddess, Bharat Mata temple can be called a great memorial on undivided India.

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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