Belur Math was established in 1938 by Swami Vivekananda, the disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa. It is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. The 40-acre of campus of the Belur Math on the banks of the Ganges incorporates temple devoted to Ramakrishna, Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda. It is spotted on the west bank of Hooghly River, Belur, and is one of the significant institutions in Kolkata. This temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement. Belur math has an amazingly enormous supplication to prayer hall, where you can discover the marvelous statue of Ramakrishna.
The configuration of the temple was imagined by Swami Vivekananda and the architect was Swami Vijnanananda, an immediate religious devotee of Ramakrishna.
It is situated at a separation of around 6.4 kms from Howrah Station on the banks of the Hooghly River. This spot is not difficult to reach, as it is decently joined by bus and train.
Good for : God Lovers
Timings : All days of the week (6:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Visit duration : 2 to 3 hours