Another renowned sacred site in Varanasi that completes the pilgrimage circuit of the city is Tulsi Manas Temple. Located at a distance of around 1.5 km from Banaras Hindu University, Tulsi Manas Temple is counted amongst the top religious places to visit in Varanasi. Dedicated to Lord Rama, the temple was built by Sureka family of Banaras. The entire structure of the temple is made of white marble and has beautiful architecture. Adding a unique charm in the architecture of this renowned Hindu temple in Varanasi is the alluring garden. Inside the temple, the idols of Lord Rama, his brother Lakshman and consort Sita have been installed. The image of Lord Hanuman can also be seen inside the temple. One of the star highlights of the temple is a wall on which various scenes from the Hindu epic, Ramayana, have been beautifully depicted. Besides pilgrimage, the temple also allows travellers to have informative experience through a museum. With a range of exhibits, the museum gives travellers a chance to know about the Hindu epic Ramayana.
Sankat Mochan Rd, Durgakund Rd, Near Jalan, Varanasi, 221005, India
Opening & Closing Timings
The temple of Tulsi Manas remains open all days, i.e., from Sunday to Saturday. However, the operating hours of the temple are:
- Morning Hours: 5:30 AM to 12:00 PM
- Evening Hours: 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM
At the temple, the aarti is observed twice a day. The morning aarti takes place at 6:00 AM and evening aarti at 4:00 PM.
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Near to the Tulsi Manas Temple, there are many other tourist sites that are also visited by tourists.