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Monkey Temple (Durga Temple)

Varanasi, India
+91 96160 70706
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  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
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“monkey god” (5 reviews)
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Varanasi, India
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"painted red"
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"aggressive monkeys"
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"monkey god"
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"north indian"
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"remove your shoes"
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"tank"
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"idol"
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"ma"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This neat compact temple is v close to Sankat Mochan Temple.You must visit this temple of Mother Goddess.It's quite organised.

Thank amanbajaj2016
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another of must visit temple if u r in varanasi. Temple by the pond. Beautifully lit for the night with the fountains. Gets crowded on Fridays and other specific occasion.

Thank octamariner
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Im not a huge fan of monkeys. But this was a uniques experience. Ive traveled all over the world and never seen anything like this. Monkeys coming out of the temples, there were everywhere. A few even jumped out at us as we sat and...More

Thank Sundance1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Durga Temple is an incredible structure. The grounds are home to a hundred or more monkeys and apparently young couples getting married visit the temples as part of the ceremonies. As with all of India...the people are very gracious and welcoming even open to...More

Thank vince o
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other than Kashi Vishwanath Temple - all temples can be put as second priority. This is one of famous, however small temple at a stone throw away from Tulsi Manas Temple. Usually is not as crowded as other temples (Kaal Bahiron, Kashi Vishwanath, Sankat Mochan...More

Thank Rohit S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite busy. I bought gifts to take in. NO photos allowed. A nice experience ; We found the temple by chance really.

Thank Wolfie16
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its on the temple tour and close to tulsi manas temple and sankat mochan temple . was there during the navratras and hence there were big lines for darshan..

Thank manansomani
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The temple was far from the hotel and we hired a car. It is a good temple but it is very old.This temple is shown during the sightseen tour.

Thank Afrxgdggd
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Beautiful temple full of activity all the time no matter hour or day. It was amazing to sit there and observe and just stay hearing the sound of people, and chants.

Thank María M
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Very busy, hectic and chaotic. Not sure I would visit again, not being Hindu.... expected more in terms of the grounds being maintained and a better system for being able to worship given it is a temple.

Thank Alina C
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Response from Hannah S | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't tell you sorry. I don't have shoe covers....
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Avishek G
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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
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