Saturday, August 5, 2017

Famous Temples in Varanasi

Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi, India
Temples in Varanasi hold an important place, as it is not any ordinary city at all. Put in the words of Mark Twain, "Varanasi is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together”.The city is the most prominent pilgrimage in Hinduism and hence the Temples in Varanasi are highly revered across India.

Varanasi is also called the city of temples home to about 2,000 temples. Devotees from all parts of India, as well as the world, come to Varanasi to visit these temples, making the sacred temples of Varanasi amongest the most visited temples in India.
This ardent belief has been in existence since the ancient times. It is also seen as the city of Lord Shiva. Vishwanath Temple is commands the supreme devotion of the Hindus among all other temples in Varanasi. Sarnath, Sankat Mochan, and Durga Temple are other popular and temples in and around the city. Some temples in Varanasi are centuries old and while others are relatively newer. Many significant and famous temples are located at Ganga Ghats, adding to the spiritual value of the holy river, Ganges.

  1.  Kashi Vishwanath Temple