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New Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi

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The tallest temple tower in the world makes New Vishwanath Temple a popular visit for tourists, devotees, and students of architecture. Set within the spacious campus of the Benaras Hindu University, the 86.5 m (284 ft) high tower represents an iconic city landmark you won't easily miss. Built between 1931 and 1966, the modern shrine features many statues of Lord Shiva and interior walls inscribed with passages from the "Bhagavad-Gita." The vibrant campus teems with students, which means you'll find many inexpensive eating joints in the area. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to New Vishwanath Temple by using our Varanasi vacation route planner.
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  • It is newly built and inside the campus of BHU. Seeing the BHU campus is an added adnantage. Very well maintained & Neat.  more »
  • Situated right inside the benaras Hindu university is this beautiful temple which gives fresh ambience to one and all. Around 3km from the downtown this place is surprisingly so neat and clean and we'...  more »
  • Very nice monument to gather well maintained beautiful view on the Ganges. A must-see. And especially so take time
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  • 🙏It so peaceful as well as sacred place too. I think that all have to be visit here.😇
  • Awesome environment i love it.
  • Peaceful place with park n temple
  • Clean. Must visit place in Varanasi.