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22 Sep 2018
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28 Feb 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

A great religious place to find peace. haven't been inside the mosque but still find it really mesmerizing.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kushBans
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The alamgir mosque is really and beautiful and feels great to offer Namaz. Give loads of calm and happiness.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 268yusufn
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A really nice building - and a great place to visit. Great views and a good spot for photography. Well worth visiting

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This ghat is distinguished by the fact that the son of Shah Jahan (builder of the Taj Mahal) tore down a Hindu temple here and built a mosque on the site. He is the one who imprisoned his father in Agra Fort and then went...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The mosque looked quite imposing on top of the ghats. We were told this is the highest point and from top one has a great view of Varanasi. Outside architecture of the mosque looks great with tall minarets all around. The temples of the Hindus...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Kaniz K
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Alamgir Mosque is situate at Panchganga ghat. We need to climb few steps to reach this mosque from Panchganga ghat. Veni(Beni) Madhav temple also situated opposite to this mosque. As i heard Aurangazeb occupied the Veni Madhav temple and constructed this mosque.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank pavankumarraju
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Since the toews were taken don for risk of falling, you cant really tell this is amosque until somebody tells you. We arrived there totally by chance, and were amazed by the place, history and voews.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank elquebraley
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This mosque is very old and maintained by the trust. In the evening they light up the tombs with some colourful lights to give a nice view to it. Good place.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Namratatanwani
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The Alamgir Mosque, Varanasi, also known as Beni Madhav ka Darera and Aurangzeb's Mosque, is a mosque built in the 17th century by emperor Aurangzeb over the ruins of a Hindu temple in Varanasi. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the Hindu temple, built by Beni Madhur...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Rui AF P
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

A real quit place with a small square and amazing view over Ganges. We got a nice little show of the mosque. Not really that impressive on the inside but it was nice. We paid about a hundred rupees each. A little expensively compared to...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Josefin W
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