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One of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple stands on the western bank of the Ganges. Destroyed and reconstructed many times during its history, the latest edition was built by the Maratha monarch in 1780, with three domes made up of pure gold. You can enter the temple sanctum only when the chief officiating priest finishes performing his religious functions. Certain occasions host million visitors, so security measures can get very rigorous. With our online itinerary creator, Varanasi attractions like Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple Reviews
Must visit in Varanasi! It is better go early in the morning to avoid the great rush. Don't carry any valuables, mobiles, pen, belt, any electronic device with you. more »
We did not intend to go inside the temple as we had read about it being terribly crowded and the obstacles to overcome to get inside. We did, however, want to see the impressive exterior but we were.... more »
A cultural heritage of Hindu community. Very renowned and respected religious place. Here since long, been destroyed by invaders, and again rebuild. What is unique, it shares it's boundary wall to a mosque, giving a beautiful example of India's communal diversity and secular spirit and mutual harmony. *Pictures aren't allowed*
work is in progress... it will take time.. but once corridor is completed it will worth seeing it.. lakhs of people are coming these days to worship Lord Vishwanath.. What i saw was that the golden plate which is covered on the main temple is gone black.. trust must take care of such things..
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