Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple is the most well-known temple in Varanasi. The temple is also known as Lord Shiva's Golden Temple. The Maratha queen, Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore, founded it in 1780. Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple is in the heart of the city. The temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, the holiest Shiva Temples. The holy darshan is given to the devotees in no queue after the special darshan Prasad. They also provide no-cost darshan to every devotee. In addition, the temple offers free entry for children up to 10 years of age. The temple also facilitates an online aarti booking system.
Mangla Aarti (Maha Shivratri day only): ₹1800
Saptirishi Aarti: ₹180
Night Shringar/Bhog Aarti: ₹180