Tulsi Manasa Temple

Open Time : 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Entry : free

Address : Tulsi Manas Mandir Colony, Naria, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Why to visit Tulsi Manasa Temple

One of Varanasi's most well-known temples is the Tulsi Manas Mandir, which was constructed in 1964. It is composed of white marble, and the lovely garden just makes it more alluring. The Lord Rama of the epic Ramayana is the subject of the temple.


  • Beautiful statues of Lord Rama, Mother Sita, Lakshman, and Lord Hanuman can be found at the temple.
  • Verse segments from Ramcharitmanas, the Hindi translation of the epic Ramayana, are inscribed on the walls of this shrine.
  • There is a museum on the property that houses a unique collection of Ramayana manuscripts and other antiquities.
  • There is a gorgeous Tulsi Garden with a statue of Tulsidas depicting the stanza 'Tulsi Das chandan ragane, tilak det Raghuvir.'
  • On the left side of the primary temple, there is a lovely pond with four ghats.

Interesting Fact:

The ancient Hindu epic Ramcharitmanas was first composed at this temple in the 16th century CE by Hindu poet-saint, reformer, and philosopher Goswami Tulsidas. As a result, this temple has significant historical and cultural significance in Hinduism.

Aarti Time:

6:00 am to 4:00 pm, every alternate days.

Nearby Places:

  • Monkey Temple (0.2 km)
  • Durga Temple (0.2 km)
  • Ruchika Art Gallery (0.4 km)
  • Sankat Mochan Temple (0.4 km)

Nearby Restaurants:

  • Itihaas Alley Kitchen (0.5 km)
  • Aum Cafe (0.6 km)
  • Ashish Cafe (0.7 km)
  • Sparrow Cafe (0.5 km)

Distance from Varanasi: 6.7 km

Best Time to Visit: Monsoon season, from June to August

FAQ on Tulsi Manasa Temple

How to reach Tulsi Manas Temple?

The Tulsi Manas Temple is simple to find. It is roughly 2 km from the BHU Varanasi and 7 km from the Varanasi train station.

What are the nearby attractions close to Tulsi Manas Temple?

The nearby attractions include: Monkey Temple (0.2 km), Durga Temple (0.2 km), and Ruchika Art Gallery (0.4 km).

What are the nearby restaurants close to Tulsi Manas Temple?

The nearby restaurants include: Itihaas Alley Kitchen (0.5 km), Aum Cafe (0.6 km), and Ashish Cafe (0.7 km).

When is the best time to visit Tulsi Manasa Temple?

The ideal time of year to visit Tulsi Manasa Temple is anytime. Everyone enjoys the temple's special Ramayana-themed puppet display that takes place during the Saawan months of July and August.

Special Tip

You can also visit the surrounding temples of Durga, Sankat Mochan, and New Vishwanath while you're here, which are all close to the Tulsi Manas Mandir.

By Rebecca Lal

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