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Varanasi November 2015

Great place to experience Hinduism. Be carefull though for the monkeys. Unfortunately you cannot take pictures for security reasons, so no camera or bags allowed.in the temple

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Freddy R
Antwerp, Belgium

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to experience Hinduism. Be carefull though for the monkeys. Unfortunately you cannot take pictures for security reasons, so no camera or bags allowed.in the temple

Thank Freddy R
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is near to the Banaras Hindu University. The Red colored temple has a big pond. Godess Durga is the diety. Just another durga Temple. There are lot o monkeys roaming arround the place and hence called Monkey temple

Thank SunilVasudevan
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a temple for Maa Durga in the ancient Indian city of Varanasi. The temple is little congested by its worth visiting to have a good darshan of Durga devi. Someone on a religious trip to Varanasi must visit the temple as this is one of the oldest standing temples and most visited temple among the 30,000+ temples in Varanasi.... More 

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful red temple is dedicated to goddess Durga and is close to the assi ghat n the famous sankat mochan temple. Worth visiting the temple an paying respect to the goddess. I visited the temple in the evening n did not spot any monkeys.. Though there was a plethora in the sankat mochan temple.

Thank iamrawat
Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I visited this temple during Navratri luckly for me not much crowded had a Nice Darshan of Mata Durga

Thank Ravichandran D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Hard to describe as it's so different than what I'm use to seeing. But it was terrific. Another must see during a trip to Varanasi

Thank Vicar_of_Dibley
Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

this is real tough of Hindu temple as well known for Hindu also famous godess of Power. Sure go there its real feeling of power..............

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Place of lord Hanuman where Hanuman was given darshana to tulasi das. This plae is very valuable to pesone who believe in Hanuman.

Thank tejas21
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The most fascinating temple in Varanasi. Lots of devoted people and lots of good energy, we even did a Durga blessing/praying to repel all the bad thing, and they game a red protection cord for my hard (Like a bracelet).

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Two things that attracted me to this temple were - the architechture, and the Idol of Durga. The temple is designed on the Sahasrara pattern (thousand petalled lotus) and painted a bright red. The idol of Durga is mainly a bust - a beautiful looking countenance - and the body tastefully adorned with pearl and diamond jewelry. It's absolutely absorbing... More 

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