This shrine is situated at Belur Road on
the banks of the river Hooghly, in Howrah. Belur Math is the international
headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission which is 16.5km from Dakshineswar
across the Hooghly (Ganga). It was founded in1899 by Swami Vivekananda,
the world famous yogi and disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa. This
International tourist attraction is located near Belur in Howrah district.
Its sprawling prayer hall with a statue of Ramakrishna is remarkable.
The Belur Math shrine represents a church, mosque and temple when viewed
from different angles. Its peaceful and calm atmosphere is befitting the
gravity of the place. The evening arati has a special sanctity. Timing:
6.30 a.m. - 12 noon, 3.30-6.30 p.m. daily.