Trip Planner: Asia / India / Uttar Pradesh / Varanasi District / Varanasi / Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple
One of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple stands on the western bank of the Ganges. Destroyed and reconstructed many times during its history, the latest edition was built by the Maratha monarch in 1780, with three domes made up of pure gold. You can enter the temple sanctum only when the chief officiating priest finishes performing his religious functions. Certain occasions host million visitors, so security measures can get very rigorous. With our online itinerary creator, Varanasi attractions like Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Tours To Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Varanasi Morning Boat Tour [RowBoat] BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $36
Duration: 3 hours
Insight Varanasi Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $113
Duration: 14 hours
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple Reviews
Kashi Vishwanath is one of the most sacred holy places for Hindus. I would advise carrying the bare minimum, and then, getting a locker near the temple's exit so that you can leave footwear and phone.... more »
first you must buy a ticket some 100 meter from the entrance of this heavily secured place. the ticket (with your own priest-guide) costs 600 Rs. He takes you to this most sacred temple in whole... more »
A cultural heritage of Hindu community. Very renowned and respected religious place. Here since long, been destroyed by invaders, and again rebuild. What is unique, it shares it's boundary wall to a mosque, giving a beautiful example of India's communal diversity and secular spirit and mutual harmony. *Pictures aren't allowed*
work is in progress... it will take time.. but once corridor is completed it will worth seeing it.. lakhs of people are coming these days to worship Lord Vishwanath.. What i saw was that the golden plate which is covered on the main temple is gone black.. trust must take care of such things..
Plan your trip to Varanasi
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
Hidden gems in Varanasi
See all ›
See all ›
Side trips from Varanasi
Nearby attractions in Varanasi
Plans to Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple by other users
34 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in India BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium