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Bharat Mata Temple Varanasi

A unique sacred site in Varanasi which not dedicated to any god or goddess but to the human manifestation of the country, known as Bharat Mata (Mother India). Located in the campus of Kashi Vidhyapeeth, Bharat Mata Temple is counted amongst the most-visited places in Varanasi. Another unique fact about this renowned pilgrimage site in Varanasi is that the temple does not houses any idol of the presiding deity but a large map of India. The map is built out of white marble that was brought from Makrana. Along with that, the construction of the temple is also quite interesting. The entire structure of the temple is well-supported by five distinct pillars. These pillars signify the five elements of nature - Earth, Wind, Fire, Sky and Water. On the whole, this renowned temple in Varanasi is one of the best places to visit in Varanasi for those who are looking for some unique and enthralling experiences. Every year, on Independence Day (15 August) and Republic Day (26 January), the temple recieves a lot of tourists from around the corner of the country.

Location Address

Vidyapeeth Road, Cannt Road Lalapura, Chanuwasatti Chandua Chittupur, Guru Nanak Nagar Colony, Chetganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India

Opening & Closing Timings

The temple of Bharat Mata remains open all days a week. Tourists can visit the place on any day from 9 in the morning to 8 in the evening.

Nearby Tourist Attractions

In the near proximity of the temple, there are numerous other equally enthralling places to visit in Varanasi. These are:

  • Panchganga Ghat
  • Nepali Temple
  • Scindia Ghat
  • Yoga Training Centre
  • Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • Ganesh Mandir Ghat
  • Beni Mahadev Temple
  • Alamgir Mosque
  • Banaras Toy Museum
  • Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple
  • Banaras Hindu University
  • Hindu Kala Bhavan
  • Jantar Mantar

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