Kashi Vishwanath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is the main temple at Kashi. Kasi is also known as Varanasi, which is the holiest place for a Hindu. Kasi is believed to be the oldest city in the world, which is still alive.
Kashi, The Holiest Hindu Pilgrimage Temple Town is in the state of Uttakhand in India.
Every Hindu is supposed to visit Kashi,, The Holiest Hindu Pilgrimage Temple Town, at least once in his or her life time, and immerse the mortal remain of their ancestors here in river Ganges at Kasi. A visit to Rameswaram temple is also of prime importance.
Varanasi is one of the 12 holiest temples, called Jyotirlinga, dedicated to God Shiva. It is believed that the sight of Vishweshwara Jyotirlinga or the deity of Lord Shiva in the Kasi Viswanathan temple (Kashi Vishwanath Mandir in Hindi), fills one with knowledge and devotion and absolves one of his or her sins.
How Do I Go to Kashi Vishwanath Mandir, The Holiest Hindu Pilgrimage Temple ?
The nearest airport to Kasi Vishwanath Mandir, is Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport or Varanasi Airport, a distance of 22 kilometers, which is well connected to other major North Indian airports.
The Varanasi Railway station is the nearest railway station, which is a major revenue generating station for Indian railways. NH 2 (Delhi – Kolkatta) and NH 29, connects this temple town of Kashi, with the rest of the country by road.