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Sunday 26 April 2020

Durga Temple Varanasi

Durga Mandir is also called Durga Kund Mandir and Durga Temple is one among the foremost famous temples in Varanasi. This temple has great religious importance in Hinduism and is devoted to the Goddess (Maa) Durga. Durga Mandir was constructed within the 18th century by Rani Bhabani of Natore. It is also referred to as Monkey temple due to the presence of monkeys. This temple is found on Sankat Mochan Road, Durga Kund, Varanasi.

The Sankat Mochan Mandir and Banaras Hindu University are located in nearby the Durga Temple. A pond referred to as the Durga Kund is situated on the proper side of the temple which increases the sweetness of the temple. and pond which was earlier connected to the river Ganges. Most of popular festivals are celebrated within the temple of Durga, especially Navaratri. During these festivals (Navaratri), some people keep fasting (do not eat food only on fruit and juice) within the sort of respect and dedication to God's worship. Even our Prime Minister Narendra Modi kep fasting in Navaratri and dont eat anythings. In Navaratri time, the temple is decorated with flowers and lights. The spiritual atmosphere of the temple provides peace to the guts and mind of the devotees. Many devotees comes for darshan in Navaratri and temples croweded whole day.

Durga Temple, Varanasi Uttar Pradesh Information:

Destination: Durga Temple, Varanasi

Destination Type: Temple, Religious

Location:27, Durgakund Rd, Durgakund, Anandbagh, Bhelupur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005

Distance from Varanasi Cantt: 9 km

Things to do in Durga Temple: Take darshan of Maa Durga.

Best time to visit Durga Temple: October to March

Where to stay in Varanasi: Hotels in Varanasi

Why Visit Durga Temple: A most religious place for worship in Hindu.God Lovers, Nirvana Seekers, Experience Seekers, History Buffs, Photo Fanatics

Entry: Free

Timing: 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Phone : +9199354 67417

Other name of this temple: Durga Kund Mandir, Lal Mandir, Lal Durga Temple, Monkey Temple

Near By Place to Visit Durga Temple: BHU, Sankat Mochan Temple, New Kashi Vishwanath Temple

How to reach: Durga Maa Temple is around 9 Km from Varanasi Cantt station. From station share or booked auto or taxi. It is located at a 2 km distance from BHU and 9 km from Varanasi Cantt.

Nearest Railway Station for Durga Temple: Manduadih railway station is around 5 kilometres from Durga Mandir/Temple. Varanasi City station around 6 kilometres from Durga Temple and 

Kashi station is around 6 kilometres from Durga Mandir.

Nearest Airport for Durga Temple: Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at a distance of nearly 27 kilometres from Durga Mandir.

Travel Itinerary

1. Arrival: After getting down in Airport or Station , contact to your hotel person they will arrange vehicle or they can suggest you how to reach hotel and what will be the cost/fare. Beware of cheater they roaming there to see people who coming from other country or other state and take huge amount as a fare.

2. Maa Durga Temple Darshan : After taking rest bath you can plan to visit Maa Durga Temple, Durgakund and others. Temples have their own rules and regulation ,so read rule before entering the temple. Also we suggest wear some traditional dress if planning for any temple.  Please obey to rules to avoid being blocked from entering into the temple.

3. Maa Durga Temple Entry Fee :There is no any entry fee, and also don't listen to any panda , guide (they roaming around gate to earn something from out sider) enter the temple. If you wish can buy flowers for the deity from the shops near by temple but it is not compulsory.

4. Departure :Take auto/car/ola cab for Airport or station , if any help required google search first to identify the things like route how many Km and and what will be fare.

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