Built-in 1964 the Tulsi Manas Mandir is one of the most famous temples in Varanasi. It is made up of white marble and the beautiful garden adds to its attractiveness. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama of the epic Ramayana. The temple has beautiful images of Lord Rama, Mother Sita, Lakshman and Lord Hanuman. The walls of this temple are adorned with verses from Ramcharitmanas, the Hindi version of the epic Ramayana. There is a museum on the premises which has a rare collection of manuscripts of the Ramayana and other artifacts. It is located about 7 km from the Varanasi railway station and 2 km from the BHU Varanasi.