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Sankat Mochan Road | Saket Nagar, Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi 221005, India
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Sankatmochan Hanuman Ji temple is ancient and located at walking distance from Lanka Market . its nearest from Durgakund. To reach here you can take shared Auto from Cant Railway station or from BHU gate to Sankatmochan; depending on which terminal are...Its our HIndu religious...More

7  Thank Alok krishna S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 20, 2016

The deity has piercing round eyes on a saffron form. The day we went, lord Hanuman was wearing colorful paper garland with Ram-Ram written on it. Standing opposite a small temple of Lord Rama, Sankat Mochan Hanuman is also famous for classical music concert. Though...More

1  Thank anuradha2013
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Its a highly revered temple but unlike the other temples is much larger and therefore is able to handle large crowds without much hassle.

Thank Aditya D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit this temple every time I visit this city. The ambiance is open and nice, though infested by monkeys. Be careful of any food item you are carrying. But prasad from the counter inside the temple only. Amazing laddoos and pedas. Avoid Tuesdays if...More

Thank neelc580
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the chanting and the devotion of the people there. Even though I am an American devotee, felt welcomed by all. Can be crowded. Tuesday and Saturday are special days of Hanuman and many come to the Temple on those days. Would love to go...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sankat mochan templs is in mid city and near by assi ghat also hardly walking distance arround 500 meter from assi ghat its cituated .

Thank Rajeev S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple place, blissfully experience, rush is less, and prasaad quality is bad, and un hygienic needs to be checked, monkeys number is more inside the temple, must visit place.

Thank SushilK492
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

old temple with a stupid board welcoming you no photograph - what the hell is going on - ladoo shop on side the temple is giving best stuff - many shops out side also - but god forgive them

Thank thirdeye2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hindu God Hanuman's Temple...This is a little outside the city. Its worth a visit if you have some extra time in the city. Note: phones and cameras are not allowed inside.

Thank Vlieg M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sankat Mochan, also known as the Monkey temple because of the presence of lot of monkeys inside the premises. It is considered that the temple was built from the time when Tulsidas had a vision of the Hanuman. The temple was established by the great...More

Thank ViralArya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is crowded and visited by locals, if the maintenance is better then tourists will appreciate also, small gates cause difficulty, mostly why men and women are separated in the sanctum I fail to understand, the idols are solid well made and the mosaic...More

Thank sreemak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is very divine place. This tample is very ancient. This lord Hanuman tample made by goswami Tulasi Das. Must visit.

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November 26, 2016|
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Response from subodhagrawal | Reviewed this property |
tample is open from 5 am to 2 pm..and 5pm to almost 11 pm..
July 2, 2016|
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Response from AadharRaj | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely no issues. Anyone can visit the temple. For that matter even Ghulam Ali (a muslim singer from pakistan) was invited to perform in the temple during the annual festivals. That way the religion and temple... More