Varanasi Religious

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Alamgir Mosque

AddressPanchganga Ghat, Ghasi Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001.
AverageTimeToSpendon average 1-2 hours.
DistanceFromMonumentNear Panchaganga ghat.
ExtraIt has a small pond with emerald green water and a fountain , also pigeons can be spotted bathing in the water.
FactsOne can get a Bird's eye view of the area from the top.
OpeningHoursMorning 7:00 A.M to Evening 7:00 P.M.
PeopleLoveForPlaceBeautiful piece of architecture with amazing view over Gangas and it's intriguing history.
TicketPriceFree entry.
TimeOfPujaNo particular time of the day.
TipsUse a boat to reach Panchganga Ghat.
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Bharat Mata Mandir

AddressVidyapeeth Road, Cannt Road, Lalapura, Chanuwasatti, Chandua Chittupur, Guru Nanak Nagar Colony, Chetganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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AverageTimeToSpend30 mins
DistanceFromMonumentNear Railway station
ExtraThe Map was carved in 1936 so it shows an unpartitioned India.
FactsThis temple has a huge map of undivided India carved in marble. Mostly busy around noon
OpeningHoursSunrise to Sunset
PeopleLoveForPlacePositive vibe
TicketPriceFree
TipsIt has 3D map of India
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Dashashwamedh Ghat

AddressDashashwamedh Ghat Road, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001.
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1-2 hours
DistanceFromMonumentLocated close to Vishwanath Temple.
ExtraAt the time of Kartik Purnima one can witness a celestial manifestation in the city of lights - Dev Deepavali.
FactsOne can view the Ganga aarti from a Boat. A boat ride up to this Ghat is also available
OpeningHoursMorning 8:00 A.M to Evening 7:00 P.M
PeopleLoveForPlaceThe enchanting and devotional Ganga Aarti.
TicketPriceFree entry.
TimeOfPujaGanga Aarti conducted every evening at 6:00 P.M.
TipsTake care of your belongings as it can get really crowded here.
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Durga Temple(Monkey Temple)

Address27, Durgakund Rd, Jawahar Nagar Colony, Bhelupur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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AverageTimeToSpend30 mins
DistanceFromMonument
ExtraIt is also called Monkey Temple, Good place for Kids as they enjoy playing with monkeys, No Bag, camera, mobile phone is allowed inside.
FactsMost crowded between 6 pm - 9 pm(Google trends), Major time: During Navratri, You can get the locker facility at the place about 30 ft from the temple
OpeningHoursSunrise to Sunset
PeopleLoveForPlacePositive vibe
TicketPriceFree
TipsEvery Nag Panchami, the act of depicting God Vishnu reclining on the serpent is recreated in the Kund
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Gurudwara Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurubagh

AddressGurudwara Guru Bagh Luksar, Varansi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001.
AverageTimeToSpendon average 1 hour.
DistanceFromMonument About 6km from Varanasi Cantt. Railway Station.Near Guru Nanak Khalsa Balika Inter College.
ExtraThe main attractions here include a spring, Baoli Charan Ganga, and a basement called Tap Asthan, where Guru Sahib used to meditate.
FactsIt is said to be a compound of two streams; the Varuna and the Assi which still flow in the north and south of the city.
OpeningHoursFrom Morning 4:00 am to Evening 10:00 pm.
PeopleLoveForPlaceThe Wisdom Well and interesting historical facts about this place will astonish you.
TicketPriceFree entry.
TimeOfPuja
TipsFor the best experience, visit in the period from October to March.
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Gyanvapi Mosque

AddressJama Masjid Rd, Lahori Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001.
AverageTimeToSpend 1 hour.
DistanceFromMonumentNorth of Dashaswamedh Ghat, near Lalita Ghat.
ExtraThere is a small well in the temple called the Jnana Vapi (the wisdom well).
FactsThe architecture of the mosque is a fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles as it is built on the ruins of a Hindu temple.
OpeningHoursFrom Morning to Evenings.
PeopleLoveForPlace71 m tall towering minarets above the Ganges is the attraction for all.
TicketPriceFree entry.
TimeOfPuja
TipsDo no forget to carry your cameras.
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Kaal Bhairav Temple

AddressVishesherganj, Pune, Uttar Pradesh 411028.
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 30 to 45 minutes
DistanceFromMonumentNear Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
ExtraThe door is guarded by Bhairav's mount, the dog.
FactsDedicated to Lord Kaal Bhairav who is known as 'Kotwal of Varanasi'.
OpeningHoursMorning 5:00 A.M to 1:30 P.M and Evening 4:30 P.M to 9:30 P.M
PeopleLoveForPlacePlenty of ancient folklore is worth noticing.
TicketPriceFree Entry.
TimeOfPujaOn Sundays and Tuesdays special aartis are performed.
TipsCameras, mobile phones and other gadgets are not allowed within the premises of the temple.
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Kashi Vishwanath Temple

AddressLahori Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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AverageTimeToSpend30 mins
DistanceFromMonument
ExtraNo Bags allowed inside the temple, Tip: Try to enter from the gate other than No 1 for skipping the queue for darshans.
FactsYou can have a walk between Kashi Vishwanath Temple to Nepali temple, Oldest Shiva temple in india, You need an online coupon of Rs 300 for Mangla arati which happens during early morning around 3 - 4 am morning. During this time you can touch the linga and offer prasad
OpeningHoursSunrise to Sunset
PeopleLoveForPlaceDivine Experience, Early morning view
TicketPriceFree, For Aarti Rs 150 - 650
TipsYou will have to keep your bags outside at shop or in car, No photographs
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Kathwala Temple(Nepali Mandir)

AddressNear Lalita Ghat, Lahori Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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AverageTimeToSpend30 mins
ExtraIt was built in 1843, It is located in the middle of Nepali Ghat and Lalita Ghat
FactsGreat view of the Gangas, You can have a walk between Kashi Vishwanath Temple to Nepali temple
OpeningHoursSunrise to Sunset
PeopleLoveForPlacesunrise view, view of ganga
TicketPriceRs 20 - 30
TipsThis is a replica of Pasupathinath temple of Nepal and so it is called Nepali temple

New Vishwanath Temple

AddressBanaras Hindu University Campus, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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AverageTimeToSpend30 mins
DistanceFromMonument
ExtraFestivals celebrated at the temple: Mahashivratri; Nag Panchami; Shravan; Navratri; Makar Sankranti, It is also called as Birla Mandir as famous industrialist Birla group constructed it.
FactsThis temple is inside the BHU. It is recommended to visit in Early Morning
OpeningHoursSunrise to Sunset
PeopleLoveForPlacesunrise view, lord shiva,
TicketPriceFree
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Prachin Shri Hanuman Mandir Gurudwara

AddressSonia Road, Near Ashirwad Hotel, Naipokhari, Chetganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001.
AverageTimeToSpendOn average 30 min.
DistanceFromMonumentAbout 1km From Kashi Vidyapeeth University,Varanasi.
ExtraDedicated to Hanuman.
FactsOne of the Oldest Structures in Varanasi.
OpeningHoursOpen 24 hours..
PeopleLoveForPlaceNice and calm place to visit.
TicketPriceFree entry.
TimeOfPuja
TipsBeware of Monkeys.
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Varanasi

Address45 Varanasi Cantt.,Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221002.
AverageTimeToSpendOn average 15-30 min
DistanceFromMonumentAbout 1 km from Varanasi Cantt. Railway Station.
ExtraEstablished on July 11, 1946 as Apostolic Prefecture of Gorakhpur, on territory split off from the Diocese of Allahabad, exempt, i.e. directly subject to the Holy See.
FactsPromoted on June 5, 1970 as Diocese of Banaras (Benaras), losing its exempt status by becoming a suffragan of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agra and then renamed as Diocese of Varanasi (as the city had changed its name).
OpeningHoursOpens at 9:30 am
PeopleLoveForPlaceThe church gives you a lot of positive energy and calmness.
TicketPriceFree Entry.
TimeOfPujaWeekend Mass Times on Sundays at 7:30 A.M
TipsAvoid photography inside the Church.
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Sankat Mochan Temple

AddressSankat Mochan Road, Saket Nagar, Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005.
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1-2 hours
DistanceFromMonumentLocated 3 km from the BHU.
ExtraThe devotees of the Lord Hanuman offer Prasad (desi ghee ke basan ke ladoo) and Sindoor on the statue to the Lord Hanuman and also decorate it with the flower garland.
FactsThe Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh (classical music and dance concert celebration) takes place every year in the month of April. In this celebration, great musicians and performers from all across the India come to take part.
OpeningHoursMorning 5:00 A.M to Evening 10:00 P.M
PeopleLoveForPlaceThe early morning bhajan and the Aarti. Also the temple is home for couples who tie their knot here and get married in the presence of lord hanuman
TicketPriceFree Entry.
TimeOfPuja4:00 A.M in the morning (Subah Aarti) and 9:00 P.M in the night (Sandhya Aarti)
TipsAvoid carrying things in hands as there are a lot of monkeys.
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Tulsi Manas Mandir

AddressDurga Kund Sankat Mochan Rd, Near Jalan, Durga Kund, Tulsi Manas Mandir Colony, Naria, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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AverageTimeToSpend30 mins
DistanceFromMonument7 KM from Railway station
ExtraMostly crowded in early morning and evenings, whole Ram Charit Manas inscribed on the walls
FactsRamcharitmanas(Hindi translation of Ramyana written in sanskrit by valmiki) was written at this place by Goswami Tulsidas in the 16th century.
OpeningHoursSunrise to Sunset
PeopleLoveForPlaceSoothing environment, White marble architecture
TicketPriceRs 4
TipsYou can watch a puppet show also at this place
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Tulsi Manas Temple

AddressB28/14, Sankat Mochan Road, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005.
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1-2 hours
DistanceFromMonumentLocated about 7 km from the Varanasi railway Station, very close to the Durga Temple.
ExtraWalls of the temple have pictorial representations of verses and scenes from the epic Ramayana. Each bank of the temple has different statues denoting special subjects of the Hindu Epics.
FactsThe temple always has serene and tranquil ambience
OpeningHoursMorning 5:30 A.M to 12:00 P.M and Evening 3:30 P.M to 9:00 P.M
PeopleLoveForPlaceThere are Ramayana Inscriptions on the walls of the temple.
TicketPriceFree entry.
TimeOfPuja6:00 A.M in the morning and 4:00 P.M in the evening
TipsVisit the temple during Sawan Mela that takes place in July/August, to find a lot of fairs and unique rituals.
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