Durga Temple


Durga Temple is located adjacent to Durga Kund. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Durga and was built in the 18th Century. The temple was constructed in the North Indian Style with multi-tiered Shikhara (towers). An attractive pond known as the Durga Kund is built on the right side of the temple. It is believed that the idol of Goddess Durga appeared on its own in the temple. During the times of Navratri, a large number of Hindu devotees visit this temple. The temple lies in the south of the city, away from the Ghats. It is located at a distance of 2 km from BHU and 6.3 km from Varanasi Cantonment.