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Bharat Mata Temple, Varanasi

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Devoted to the Mother of India, Bharat Mata Temple is a historic temple located in the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith campus. The structure is built entirely of stone and it’s original features is kept the same since being built. Upon entering you can see many marble statues situated around the temple interiors. Notice the 3D stone image of the country including the mountains, oceans, rivers and parts that divide the land which is to depict the Mother of India. Add Bharat Mata Temple to your Varanasi travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Varanasi itinerary maker.
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  • Bharat means India in Sanskrit. Mata main. So Ahmed India India and middle big three-dimensional map.
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  • This is a stunning temple with its map of an unpartitioned India laid out in marble on the floor. Our guide used the map to tell us about the history of India and where all the "pieces" lay in relatio...  more »
  • This marble relief map of undivided India and Sri Lanka is beautiful in itself but the incredible contrast between the huge towering teeth of the Himalayas and the plains of the north down to the moun...  more »
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  • Very nice place Bharat mata mandir varanasi
  • One of very underrated place to visit in Varanasi. This place is good to explore things from independence . Also there is a huge map with topological feature inside . A must visit for explorers !
  • Though there are not enough people visiting this place but this is one of the great memorials of our independence struggle. It doesn't contains any idol but a map of india is there in the centre of the hall.
  • The temple has a scaled map of the subcontinent indicating the physical features which is rare considering most of the temples have an idol. The temple was built before India's independence and thus assumes importance in more than one way. The physical features on the map are built to scale, which is a commendable task considering the technologies developed at that time. Moreover, the idea of constructing such a temple would certainly be to invoke a sense of patriotism. Unfortunately, we have failed to maintain this heritage as several carvings on the walls are erased and the surroundings are not so clean, and thus rating it one star less.
  • Its the only temple in India which shows the Mother India as a Goddess. a Very beautiful large map of Undivided India and a statue of Mother India, along with the sayings and lots of old scribes printed on the wall. One must visit there if coming to Varanasi for its Heritage.