Bharat Kala Bhavan, Varanasi

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Bharat Kala Bhavan is an art and archeological museum located in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. It has been instrumental in collecting art and is one the important touristic attractions in the Banaras Hindu University and in Varanasi city.
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  • This museum is located inside Banaras Hindu University (BHU), and open to the public. The collection of art and sculptures is impressive. It has a Rs. 20 entry fee.  more »
  • The museum has more than 100,000 memorable collection. In the collection oldest archaeological materials, paintings, decorative art, costumes etc. The sculptures are very old.  more »
  • Is the Museum of Banaras Hindu University. Its main attractiveness are statues and bas-reliefs collected almost everywhere in India; so collecting coins and other precious. Is there a catalog of 1998 but would like to see a reissue with the necessary additions. Even here you cannot take pictures, which is a great pity, because there are pieces of great beauty. In any case, a visit is a must, according to Varanasi.
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  • Your cellphones and bags won't be allowed inside. The locker which will be provided is small in size so make sure what you are taking with you. Numismatics will love this place and so will the artists or art lovers. Ancient weapons and jewellery is also displayed. A nice garden viz open to all is also present here.
  • The museum has some beautiful intricate paintings, classical sculpture and collection of works and explanation s by Alice Boner. There is also some enamel and gem jewelry and textiles. Not super impressive, but we went for the Alice Boner work and enjoyed the afternoon. There is cold, filtered water available inside the museum. Bring your own bottle to refill rather than making more trash :-) Phones cannot be brought in, there are lockers outside with guards. Was safe, no problems. After seeing the museum, you can get simple indian food (eg dosa / thali, tea / coffee) nearby with the university students. Seating outside under the trees, but nothing fancy.
  • Great museum, exhibits history from harrapan civilization to 19th century
  • Is a blessing, for us student. Have a lot of antique pieces of art.
  • Ohh it's very Good and nice collection kept here
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