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Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Kashi Vishwanath Temple is located on the bank of the Ganga river. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva in Varanasi. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Shiva. The history of this temple says that it was destroyed & reconstructed so many times. This place is an important pilgrimage for the Hindus. They try to visit this place once in a lifetime to get Moksha. So many temples in India are built with the same architectural structure as the Kashi Vishwanath temple. The new Kashi Vishwanath corridor project makes this place more popular and feasible for tourists. This Kashi Vishwanath corridor road and connectivity project links Kashi temple and ghats along with the holy river Ganga.
The Kashi Vishwanath Corridor is a project undertaken by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, to renovate and expand the pilgrimage route to the Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga temple in Varanasi. The corridor spans a distance of approximately 50 feet in width, and 600 meters in length, and covers an area of 5.6 acres.
Assi ghat, Manikarnika ghat, Munshi ghat, Chausatti ghat, and Raj Ghat are some of the most famous ghats here. People visit these beautiful ghats to worship the sacred river Ganges in the city. Pilgrims come to ghats around the year and bathe in the holy waters.
You can also attend the Ganga aarti at 6 PM sharp.
Tourists visit the Varanasi and enjoy the scene of the Ganga aarti from the boat.
People can click the sadhu's picture as well as the ghats and capture the precious moment.
The Kashi Vishwanath mantra is as follows: "Om Kashi Vishwanathaya Namah". This mantra can be translated to mean "I bow to Lord Vishwanath, the ruler of the universe and the presiding deity of Kashi (Varanasi)."
03:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
The facility of live darshan and aarti is available for the devotees.
Lahori Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001
0542- 2392629, +91-6393131608
Visitors can book aarti online through the Kashi Vishwanath Temple's official website, Shrikashivishwanath.
The nearest Airport is Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport and flights to Varanasi are easily available due to the international airport. It is around 25 km from Kashi Temple.
Varanasi railway station is 5 km far from the Main Kashi temple.
Taxi, Auto, and Tuktuk are available to travel from one another. There are lots of sacred ghats and small temples that you can easily reach through the road.