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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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  • For me it is another temple having historical value and a place to see in Varanasi. I did not get much out of this visit. Stood in line for 2 hrs and got 5 Sec to see the shivling. 
  • Visiting Kashi Vishwanath Temple was fulfillment of one of my most cherished dreams. Garbh Joon the adobe of Lord Shiva is awe inspiring, I was speechless when I finally reached there. I recommend vis...  more »
  • When we visited we only managed to view the golden domes from outside over a wall. This was after all electrical objects were put into a locker and left behind, and we passed through security checks a...  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