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Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)

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Address: Kashi | On Banks Of Ganges River, Varanasi 221001, India
Phone Number: +91 542 239 2629
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Sun - Sat 04:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Varanasi including the Golden Temple

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Kashi vishwanath

One of the Most famous temple in varanasi... Along with sarnath. Usually crowded... Takes about an hour to see... First stand in line after that deposit your shoes and mobiles... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most revered Hindu temple with a history dating back to the ancient days of Indian civilization, it is a MUST visit destination. Experience the true feeling of Hindutva !!!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Though hugely visited religious place, the arrangements are not very good for various reasons. The place is heavily guarded by police. Unfortunately they are not very tourist friendly, in fact rude. One must be beware of touts.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My heart breaks every time I think about the rude way police officers prevented me from entering Kashi Vishwanath Temple. It was my first and only trip to Varanasi. At 5:30am, freshly bathed, dressed in a beautiful sari, marked with kumkum and vibhuti, ready to offer puja and prayers, I navigated my way alone through narrow streets. But police officers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most famous Hindu temple in Varanasi. Although its very crowded but worth visit. Its a nice place to see Hindu culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Varanasi is known as city of Lord Shiva and this is the main temple of the city. This is definitely a must-visit if you are in Varanasi but just be prepared as it is always very crowded at any given point of time, administration must pay some attention here as no one follows rules/queues and also shopkeepers/priests will keep chasing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the Most famous temple in varanasi... Along with sarnath. Usually crowded... Takes about an hour to see... First stand in line after that deposit your shoes and mobiles (electronic items not allowed inside temple ). Closed between 11.30 and 12.30.. After this... You must visit sankat mochan hanuman mandir but beware of monkeys there, and then visit tulsi... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shoes, Camera, Bags not allowed. The PANDAs will try to gain max from each one of us. Be careful and lots of, lots of thieves there. Amazing but be careful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to take our passport and a priest to be able to go They have remove your shoes far away which I could not So we left our shoes closer but unattended After the passport check we went into the temple which is beautiful and you are carried by the crowd pressing to see the lingam If you do... More 

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is one of the most famous Lord Shiva temples famous among the devotees for wish fulfilness and its golden top. The temple is located near to famous Dashashwamedh ghat.

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the famous VISWANATH MANDIR from varanasi. in maximum times you need to stand in queue for a minimum of 3 to 4 hours to get BABA's Darshan. But in morning time you may not have to wait much.

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