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Address: Varanasi, India

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Adjoining the Manas temple is Goddess Durga Devi temple, which is an ancient structure of stone and beautifully laid Architecture on the outside. Inside one gets to see Devi... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Adjoining the Manas temple is Goddess Durga Devi temple, which is an ancient structure of stone and beautifully laid Architecture on the outside. Inside one gets to see Devi Durga in a big statute form and considered very effective in blessing devotees wishes to make them come true. This is for those who are on pilgrimage and religious minded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

Not much crowd.Clean & not too congested, Saw only one monkey. The Idol of the godess is very attractive. There are several smaller temples in the surrounding the main daity. The priests do not demand any money & accept whatever is given.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is one of Main attraction of Varanasi. The temple belongs to Goddess Durga and hundred of tourist/Devotee visit the temple on daily base. The temple is also known as a monkey temple due to presence of monkeys. Found peace in temple.

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SF, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you have seen monkeys up close before than do not bother to visit here as no cameras or mobile phones allowed. The temple itself falls way short of spectacular from an architextural standpoint but is of great importance and significance to those of the Hindu faith.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

we just go into have a look buy tuk tuk driver, can spend much more time to here, u can see many history of this god.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Close to Tulsi Manas Mandir and Sanakat Mochan hanuman Mandir, this is a very popular temple of Goddes Durga. The adjacent Kund (Pond) was made for bathing before darshan.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Difficult to get your mind to focus on the God in this temple as you keep worrying about these unruly ancestors snatching away your belongings! The story goes that you will be devoid of all your miseries if you pray here ... try your luck!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The monkey temple isn't so much a single temple as a religious area with several small shrines at which people pray. Watching the people and listening to the recitation of mantras was interesting. The shrines have some attractive adornment. But nothing was that remarkable for me. I have seen a lot of temples and may be jaded.

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Monkey temple which is actualya temple dedigatet to mother durga temple. There is no any more monkey now. Some time is is very confusing for the western tourist, they missunderstood it as temple of Monkey god ( lord Hanuman).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Varanasi is known for temples and this is one of them which you must visit. Though it has been quite some hassle to visit this one post the bomb blasts but it's worth it being such a divine place. Would recommend visiting this temple more for religious reasons than for fun and sight seeing.

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