Shri Kashi

Vishwanath Temple

Without a doubt, Vishwanath Temple is the heart, soul & breath of people of Kashi

– Nishant Mishra


The Kashi Vishwanath temple flourished as a prominent center of Shaiva worship in the Vedic, Puranic age with Kashi becoming the major center of art, knowledge, religion, and business during this time period.


In 1669 CE Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb destroyed the temple completely with the construction of a mosque on the same site, which became famous as the “Gyanvapi Mosque”.

of Shree Kashi  Vishwanath Temple


IN 1780

Ahilyabai Holker started the construction of the new temple adjacent to the Gyanvapi mosque.

The construction of the temple completed in 1834.


With the current Vishwanath corridor project, the major expansion of the temple is taking place.