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Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple

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Sankat Mochan Road | Saket Nagar, Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 96160 70706
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Sankat Mochan Road | Saket Nagar, Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 96160 70706
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sankat Mochan is the well known Hanuman temple of Benaras and the place is infested with innumerable monkeys of all shapes n sizes .A word of caution, do not carry anything in your hands for they surely to be snatched away..but other than that these...More

Thank Padmini15
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this temple on Sat evening when it was really busy. The crowd was mostly young men but well behaved and stood orderly in line. Very devoted youths prayed here and offered sweets to Hanuman. Would have loved if there were religous chanting (Hanuman Chalisa...More

Thank Vasu V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most reverred Hanuman temples of the country. Visit to Varanasi is not complete if you have not visited Sankat Mochan. To avoid rush of devotees visit in mornings. The prasad of laddoos is unique in taste and has a very...More

Thank Rohit3863
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hanuman temple is such a lovely spot as a lung space in the crowded inner city of Varanasi that it is worth visiting even just for the fresh air. The temple is well kept with ample parking and orderly shops in the front. The...More

Thank PTG1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sankat mochan is hanuman ji temple. Shre Ram temple is also here.it is my favourite mandir in Varanasi.

Thank roli m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place, covered in the Varanasi day tour sightseeing itinerary. The statue of Hanuman jee is big and adorable. Temples of Ramji, Lakshman and Sitaji also there in front of Hanumanji.

Thank Kiran A
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A very old and most famous Hanuman . temple of Varanasi. Its associated with Saint Tulsidas ,the famous author of Hindus pious book RAMCHARIT MANAS. During our BHU days,we visited this temple frequently and compulsorily before examinations for blessing of Hanumanji. Its a ritual for...More

Thank sunilagrawa111
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Best heaven in kashi. I spend personll personally long time in this temple of Lord Hanuman JI. What an amazing place really vibrant energy. Definitely make a trip Varanasi and number one in your list

Thank namanisgreat
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We were here very early in the morning, much before the sunrise. Participating in the first, opening morning prayer was such a blessing! You can feel the divinity and energy all over the temple. There's adequate parking space for the vehicles in front of the...More

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Sankat Mochan temple is another important holy temple of Kasi. Leather articles are not allowed inside. There is a Prasada stall inside the temple. One can buy all types of sweets like laddu, peda, etc., as prasadam. There are lot of monkeys around. The temple...More

Thank Indiran_Kolappan
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Response from subodhagrawal | Reviewed this property |
tample is open from 5 am to 2 pm..and 5pm to almost 11 pm..
2 July 2016|
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Response from AadharRaj | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely no issues. Anyone can visit the temple. For that matter even Ghulam Ali (a muslim singer from pakistan) was invited to perform in the temple during the annual festivals. That way the religion and temple... More