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Bharat Mata Mandir is located on the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith campus in Varanasi, India. Instead of traditional statues of Gods and Goddesses, this temple has a huge map of undivided India carved in marble. This temple is dedicated to Mother India and claims to be the only one of its kind in the world.

History

Bharat Mata Mandir was constructed in 1936 by freedom fighter Babu Shiv Prasad Gupta and was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. The temple is built on the campus of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Varanasi is connected to major cities of Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring states by state-run buses. Private air-conditioned buses are also available from nearby cities to Varanasi.

The Varanasi railway station is connected to major cities of India via rail. From the railway station, tourists can hire a taxi or a cab to explore the city.

By Air

Varanasi airport is well-linked to some of the major cities in India like Delhi and Mumbai. International tourists can board connecting flights from Delhi airport which is well-connected to all the major cities in the world.

Sculpture

The Bharat Mata Mandir structure is built of stone. It has a statue of Bharat Mata built of marble, symbolising undivided India. The temple houses a relief map of India also carved out of marble. The map depicts the mountains, plains and oceans up to scale.

Map

Bharat Mata Mandir Varanasi

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Extra Information

Bharat Mata Temple is a unique, has an attractive and huge map of the Mother India on the ground denoting the statue of a mother of India. The statue has the inimitable design which indicates the Goddess of India for all the religious deities, freedom fighters and leaders. The temple is a kind of admiration to all those who take part in the formation of India as it was built before the partition of the India.

Timings and Events
Timings

Bharat Mata Temple opens at 9.30 am in the morning and closes at 8.00 pm in the evening. You can visit in any season.

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