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Monkey Temple (Durga Temple)

Varanasi, India
+91 96160 70706
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Varanasi, India
+91 96160 70706
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is near Durga Kund. It is a temple of Devi Durga and one can worship over there. In main title, it is mentioned as "Monkey Temple' but I think Money temple is Sankat Mochan Hanum Mandir.

Thank vivekmishra123
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This temple is famous for maa durga ..very beautiful temple ..the temple wall is red in colour..lots of people came here as it is very old temple

Thank alexander s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as part of a trip from hotel this is a must see you can stroll Around at your leisure or a guide comes around and provide information about the temple and monkeys the monkey are sweet and come to you the babies are...More

Thank Chelseatyne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite temple in Varanasi. It's a bit removed from the intensity of the ghats and the people were lovely and very friendly with us. We spent some time sitting by the small pond that the temple has recently restored and found the...More

Thank Drew F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is also known as durga mandir temple..this is a Hindu temple..lots of people came here at evening ..love this place

Thank durex p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful Durga temple but kept quite dirty, it could be kept much cleaner. At the inner sanctum, there are signages to prohibit photography but the locals never adhere to this and happily snap away! People also don't tend to follow the queue to worship...More

Thank RenukaMalaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is located in Durgakund, has a small pond attached to the temple. Recently PM Modi also visitied this temple during Navratra. Very famous temple

Thank roli m
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous, really great to visit, beautiful colour , a must see if your in the area , clean too , loved the pond too xx

Thank clairer1965
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Durga temple, also known as the "monkey temple" because presence of large no of monkeys. It's dedicated to the Goddess Durga. It was built in the 18th century. Here is a pond right side of temple called DURGA KUND. Lacs of Hindu devotees visit the Durga...More

Thank dhyan400
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This temple is built by all monkeys, so it's called Monkey temple. Inside sits the very beautiful Maa Durga! Must see temple which is just few steps from Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple.

Thank Skumar59
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Response from loki_knows | Reviewed this property |
We visited the temple by 11 a.m. There were very few people and we could get the darshan very easily. It wil be difficult to have easy darshan on Tuesdays and Fridays and of course on festival and holidays. But if you are... More