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Monkey Temple (Durga Temple)

Varanasi, India
+91 96160 70706
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Durga temple (Monkey temple-no monkeys!) is a significant and important Hindu temple in Varanasi that has an estimated over 3000 religous sites. The temple is painted red but is very interesting with great carvings and design. This is a very popular religous site for...More

Thank cagatravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a big old temple with a pond dedicated to goddess durga situated in the new city of varanasi, and we have to take a vehicle to reach the temple if you are lodged near old city. the place is so devine, neat and...More

Thank lakshmikandappan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another religious site primarily, but has character and definitely worth a visit if you have a driver and are in the BHU area.

Thank S G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The faith of people was an eye opener, we visited both during evening and in the early morning. Pilgrims thronged in large numbers. Area within the temple is kept clean. Hope the stalls selling Laddoos are kept out of temple area to separate commercial activity...More

Thank chandrarcp166
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this temple on our way to Sankat Mochon Temple.Goddess Durga, symbol of courage and power is worshipped here It is said that the red idol of the Goddess was not made by any man but it appeared on its own In keeping with...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Me and girls friends both visit in Monkey temple in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh...this is a nice weekend here.thanku

Thank alec9451
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to go plenty of monkys to see and of course the temple. Do not trace valuables as you have to empty you pockets and leave all wallets camaras and phones at the gate in a very run down set of...More

Thank Lord kelvin B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

It is near Durga Kund. It is a temple of Devi Durga and one can worship over there. In main title, it is mentioned as "Monkey Temple' but I think Money temple is Sankat Mochan Hanum Mandir.

Thank vivekmishra123
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This temple is famous for maa durga ..very beautiful temple ..the temple wall is red in colour..lots of people came here as it is very old temple

Thank alexander s
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We went as part of a trip from hotel this is a must see you can stroll Around at your leisure or a guide comes around and provide information about the temple and monkeys the monkey are sweet and come to you the babies are...More

Thank Chelseatyne
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Response from Hannah S | Reviewed this property |
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Response from loki_knows | Reviewed this property |
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