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Monkey Temple (Durga Temple)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple has great religious importance in Hinduism and is dedicated to the Maa Durga. Durga Mandir was constructed in 18th century by Bengali Maharani.

Thank jemswilliam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Through a chain link fence and across a pond stands at some distance ....a red temple. That is what my guide has pointed out to me. I understand that this temple is not open for visitors. Very disappointing. I am not sure why it was...More

Thank Brigit B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the must see temple in varanasi. The place is in the main city area of varanasi and so on the busy road and so its so crowded and so no parking. but still its worth the effort

Thank MangayarkarasiMsamy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a guide. Not a monkey in sight, he said that they had attacked people so have been driven away. It was very busy & damn hot. You take your chances but this ain’t a monkey temple.

Thank PaulMM1234
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The temple id dedicated to Godess Durga, a goddess of Power for Hindus. The temple is old and people worship there always.

Thank SanjaiShukla
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Adi Sakthi Durga temple is nearby Tulsi Manas mandir. This red-coloured temple, is one of the most famous local temples, where it is believed that Goddess to be in Suyambu form. There is pond nearby the temple and called Durga Kund. We spent around 10-15...More

Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Beautiful and old temple its in varanasi oldest city in the world . nice temple to visit i like it ............

Thank natzanian
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The temple is dedicated to goddess Durga and hence painted red Located near a water Body which has been developed by fountain which hardly operates Built in 18th century had lots of money in and around in earlier days that is why it is also...More

Thank RAJEEV099
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful temple of Maa durga. The place is very nice and clean place. Area is beautiful and awesome.

Thank Rakesh s
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Very well maintained and one can have a very peaceful prayers. Good place of worship for Hindus. It was built some time in 18th Century.

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We visited the temple by 11 a.m. There were very few people and we could get the darshan very easily. It wil be difficult to have easy darshan on Tuesdays and Fridays and of course on festival and holidays. But if you are... More
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