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The Kashi Vishwanath Temple of Varanasi (Benares) – 1875


The Kashi Vishwanath Temple of Varanasi (Benares) – 1875


The Kashi Vishwanath Temple of Varanasi (Benares) – 1875

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The original Kashi Vishwanath Temple was destroyed by aurangzeb who built a mosque in its place, but the traces of the old temple can be seen behind the mosque.The present temple was built by Maharani Ahilya Bai of Indore in the year 1776 and the gold plating on the towers of the temple was provided by Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Indore.

 

The Temples and Ghats of Varanasi (Benares) – c1900

 

Alamgir Mosque and Adjoining Ghats in Varanasi (Benares) – c1865

 

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