Kashi Vishwanath Temple - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganga, and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the holiest of Shiva Temples. The main deity is known by the name Shri Vishwanath and also by the ancient name of deity Vishweshwara

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Sankahtha Mata Mandir

Sankahtha Mata Mandir

0.74km from Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Also known as Sankata Mata Mandir is one of the most famous temples in the holy city of Varanasi. This temple has great religious importance in Hinduism and is dedicated to the goddess Sankata Devi (Goddess of danger). The Mandir was constructed in 18th century by King of Baroda. It is believed that this is the only temple in India dedicated to Sankata Devi.

Durga Temple Varanasi

Durga Temple Varanasi

1.75km from Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Durga mandir also known as Durga Kund Mandir and Durga Temple, is one of the most famous temples in the holy city of Varanasi. This temple has great religious importance in Hinduism and is dedicated to the Maa Durga. Durga Mandir was constructed in 18th century by Rani Bhabani of Natore.

Ganga ghat

Ganga ghat

2.22km from Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Ghats in Varanasi are riverfront steps leading to the banks of the River Ganges. The city has 88 ghats. Most of the ghats are bathing and puja ceremony ghats, while two ghats are used exclusively as cremation sites

Bharat Mata Temple

Bharat Mata Temple

2.22km from Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Bharat Matha temple 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 Bharat Mata and claims to be the only one of its kind in the world.

Ramnagar Fort

Ramnagar Fort

4.55km from Kashi Vishwanath Temple

The Ramnagar Fort is a fortification in Ramnagar, Varanasi, India. It is located near the Ganga River on its eastern bank, opposite to the Tulsi Ghat. The sandstone structure was built in the Mughal style in 1750 by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh. At present, the fort is not in a good shape. The current king and the resident of the fort is Pelu Bhiru Singh, who is also known as the Maharaja of Varanasi even though this royal title has been abolished since 1971.

Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple BHU

Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple BHU

5.21km from Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Shri Vishwanath Mandir also known as Vishwanath Mandir, Vishwanath Temple, New Vishwanath Temple and Birla Temple is one of the most famous temples and biggest tourist attractions in the holy city of Varanasi. The temple is situated in Benaras Hindu University and is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. Shri Vishwanath Mandir has the tallest temple tower in the world

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Varanasi is a district in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with Varanasi city as the district headquarters. It is also called Kashi, according to Hindu mythology, it is one of the sacred places pilgrimages for Hindus as well as Buddhists. It is believed that Lord Shiva along with Parvathi as Vishwanatha and Vishalaakshi reside there to bless devotees.

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