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Address: Varanasi, India

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this is accessible right on the sector covering Tulsi Manas, Sankat mochan, tridev mandir... old temple but very reasonable maintained nice and clean. we had a good darshan of ma... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

this is accessible right on the sector covering Tulsi Manas, Sankat mochan, tridev mandir... old temple but very reasonable maintained nice and clean. we had a good darshan of ma durga to get her blessings Things to do 1.Whether you want a nice lassi or a hot piping cup of tea it is just around the corner 2. If you... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

In India these are all exceptional things to see. all the artistry and traditions. we enjoyed the culture and would not have missed it for the world. quite an experience indeed

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

...you've seen them all. Really disappointed. The feeling i got after leaving was. Money, money money, it's all about money and oh yeah i didn]t see any monkeys? I arrived there a bit early, waiting for my friend to arrive. Chatted with the local flower salesman and when my friend arrived i bought some flowers. We left our shoes and... More 

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Hyderabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I and my wife visited this temple during our recent visit to Varanasi in March 2015 and. our tour guide cum driver was taking us around different important places in Varanasi. This temple presents a different view from other temples as I had not seen any other temple of this brick red colour in India in India. It is decorated... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It totally displayed the history of varanasi. No place in the world gives such an amazing view of these things.

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Being from America, I have never seen a monkey in the wild outside of a zoo until I visited India. I wanted to see a bunch of monkeys and take photos and videos so I stopped at the monkey temple. You can buy food and give it to the monkeys inside the sanctuary. Monkeys can be very demanding and will... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It was awesome experience of mine that I was visited this place in September 2014 during Navratri Fesival. I have gain memories forever during Varanasi Durga puja 2014. I would like to say thanks to all organizer for such moment.

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Greater Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Time stays here, it does not change, live in the present and feel it in this temple and its surroundings, the city may be crowded, here time stops, peace, solitude, be with yourself and Maa Durga.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I like Monkey Temples and this one was very welcoming with beautiful music and plenty of shrieking monkeys to watch

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I was very suprised by the heading, the mandir dedicated to Durga is not the monkey temple of Varanasi. Or at least not according to our guide and I tend to beleive him, because the monkey temple is dedicated to Hanuman, the monkey God. No wonder you don't find monkeys in this temple. Otherwise it is a nice small temple,... More 

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