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Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Varanasi
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One of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) stands on the western bank of the Ganges. Destroyed and reconstructed many times during its history, the latest edition was built by the Maratha monarch in 1780, with three domes made up of pure gold. You can enter the temple sanctum only when the chief officiating priest finishes performing his religious functions. Certain occasions host million visitors, so security measures can get very rigorous. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) by using our Varanasi itinerary maker.
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  • Walking along the banks of the Ganges between narrow streets with many people, too much noise, and many merchants you can reach the Golden Temple, there is a great safety because they are 800 kg of gold solid, really incredible.
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  • This temple is too different for you and takes time to get urself adjusted to it especially if you are from south .. but God is everywhere n the Poojaris are same too :) 
  • We had been in Varanasi for about ten days culminating on the day after Diwali. We had planned in such a way that we could have the special darshan of Annapurna Devi for four days. This temple is one ...  more »
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  • Apuba true father bisbanathera Temple, one of the times when the mind and does not want to return home, it seems that the desire to spend the whole life under a bisbanathera Charan,
  • Lifetime best experience, Need to have patience and devotion to visit. One can buy tickets to Mangal Aarti Rs.300 starts 2.30 Am to 3.30 Am. Can also Abhishek by Trusts Panda for Rs.150. Can pay at Bank counter inside Mandir. Or online.
  • Lord Shiva Temple, Baba kashi vishwanath powerfull jyotirlinga among twelves, Namah Parvati Pataye Har Har Mahadeva.
  • Don't miss the early morning pooja here which starts at 2:30 or 3 in the morning.The tickets cost around 300 INR.The shivalinga will be beautifully decorated during this pooja ritual. But photography is not allowed.
  • Baba bhole ki nagri adbhut hai om namah siway