Monkey Temple (Durga Temple), Varanasi: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Monkey Temple (Durga Temple)

Monkey temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and was constructed in the 18th century by the Queen of Bengal as a center of devotion. The temple is known to be guarded by monkeys, which can be even fed by the devotees. It also has a kund that is known to be connected to Ganga, and its water is known to have therapeutic properties.

This temple is a must-visit place in Varanasi if you wish to seek the blessings of Goddess Durga, who is known to be the principal deity of this temple. The prayers and bhajans that are chanted in this temple make its aura extremely blissful.  

Distance from Varanasi: 6.6 km

Best Time to Visit: Morning
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