Manmandir Ghat

Open Time : Open 24 hours

Entry : free

Address : Manmandir Ghat, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Why to visit Manmandir Ghat

Maharaja Mann Singh constructed Manmandir Ghat around the beginning of the 17th century. The Maharaja constructed a palace there, and Savai Jaisingh II constructed an observatory there in 1710. There is a stone balcony on the Ghat's northern side from which guests can enjoy stunning views of the Ganges River.


  • The ghat, which Maharaja Man Singh of Amber built in 1600, also has a palace with finely detailed window carvings.
  • There is a sizable stone device that was once employed to investigate the motion of celestial objects including the sun, moon, stars, and others.
  • Several significant temples, including the Gooladanta Vinayak, Rameshwara, and Someshwara temples, are located at the Man Mandir Ghat.
  • The Jantar Mantar is one of the observatory's biggest draws. A beautiful view is available from stone balconies in the Ghat's northern section.

Nearby Attractions:

  • Dashashvamedh Ghat (0.1 km)
  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple (0.2 km)
  • Nepali Temple (0.3 km)
  • Manikarnika Ghat (0.4 km)

Nearby Restaurants:

  • Aadha-Aadha Cafe (0.3 km)
  • Vishnu Tea Emporium (0.1 km)
  • Baba Lassi (0.4 km)
  • Niyati Cafe (0.1 km)

How to reach?

  • Nearest Railway Station: Varanasi Railway Station (4 kms)
  • Nearest Bus Stand: Varanasi Cantt Bus Stand (4 kms)


Distance from Varanasi: 5.3 km

Best Time to Visit: Early morning

FAQ on Manmandir Ghat

What are the nearby attractions close to Manmandir Ghat?

The nearby attractions include: Dashashvamedh Ghat (0.1 km), Kashi Vishwanath Temple (0.2 km), and Nepali Temple (0.3 km).

What are the nearby restaurants close to Manmandir Ghat?

The nearby restaurants include: Aadha-Aadha Cafe (0.3 km), Vishnu Tea Emporium (0.1 km), and Baba Lassi (0.4 km).

What are the nearby hotels close to Manmandir Ghat?

The nearby hotels include: A Palace on the River (0.2 km), Sun Rise Lodge (0.14 km), and Hotel Alka (0.16 km).

How to reach Manmandir Ghat?

No vehicle is permitted past Godaulia in Varanasi, thus one must walk a little distance to get to the Man Mandir Ghat.

Special Tip

The breathtaking vistas, especially at dawn and twilight, may tempt you to stay a little longer than normal.

By Rebecca Lal

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