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Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)

Kashi | On Banks Of Ganges River, Varanasi 221001, India
+91 542 239 2629
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Kashi | On Banks Of Ganges River, Varanasi 221001, India
+91 542 239 2629
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went there at 5am. The place was relatively empty then. Saw lord Shiva and offered our puja to him. The temple itself is very beautiful. The lane through which you go is filled with shops but don't do any shopping here. The only good...More

Thank mainakbhadra
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beware of Pandits ...these persons has a intention to deceive others.... Shopkeepers who sells prasad are in collusion with them. Poorly maintained...........one has to walk barefoot for metres......No cleanliness in the bylane around to the Mandir. One has to walk through Pan and Gutka stains...More

Thank Naveen-Nandini
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good darshan of Lord Vishwanath within few minutes.temple is so endearing.All Aarti performed are beyond words to explain in its sublimity and transports us to Holy kailash.Lord is so compassionate and very generous towards His devotees who come to Him with Love and bhakti.Wonderful...More

Thank vaithilingam123
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Kasi Vishwanath temple is one of the famous and old temples of Lord Shiva. This is centrally located at Varanasi UP. and stands on the western bank of Ganges river. This is also one of the twelve Jyothirlingas and being the First one. This...More

Thank WVR7933
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vishvanath temple aka VT is the most important place you can visit in varanasi. It is the main attraction of the most ancient city of world. If you have problem with crowd try to avoid Mondays(day of shiva) and savan season (month dedicated to Lord...More

Thank Vinit Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked online for the Mangla aarti which started from 3am-4am and was worth seeing...reached the specified gate by 2.30 and queued up. reach a lil early so u are ahead in queue and get best place to witness the abhishek ceremony performed.

Thank Vandy2101
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got out of the temple feeling bad for having wasted my time and also disgusted for walking barefoot in such a dirty place. The entrance for foreigners is complicated to find. You keep going further and further looking for the right entrance while people try...More

Thank santinellisabrina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blissful and brings one close to the reality of GOD. Must visit at least once in life. Ganges is peaceful and sublime. Boat travel on this mighty river with Ganga Arathi should not be missed.

Thank _sriramhome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the temple early by 630 am especially on a Monday. All bags/mobiles/purses to not allowed so they have to be deposited outside the temple in a shop. the shops have lockers and they give the keys to you. you should buy prasad from the...More

1  Thank chiragpawan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of India. The road to this Kashi Vishwanath Temple is little bit conjusted but you can manage it if you are not carring more baggages. Just be careful from the cheates surrounding the temple. They first...More

Thank Shreyans P
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Veena S
How do I book tickets for morning arthi online? i visited shrikashivishwanath org and it says -coming soon -for registration and login. Any help is appreciated.
18 March 2017|
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Response from binay_5 | Reviewed this property |
First of all there is absolutely no need to walk much as its not like Tirupati at all. The distance from the main road till the check gates is just 100-200 mtrs and from the gates till the temple its 20-50 mtrs... More
Anuradha t
what isthe procedure to perform rudrabhishek at kashi vishvanath temple?
15 February 2017|
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Response from pavanzari | Reviewed this property |
During normal days, you can directly talk to the Priest in the temple for the Abhisheka pooja to be performed and he will do it... Even you can buy the things needed for the pooja near the temple itself.
Austin B
Help! Will I be allowed in? I am a US citizen, and I was told today that they do not allow foreigners. Tomorrow is my last day here.
21 November 2016|
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Response from Kunja Bihari M | Reviewed this property |
I think they allow.