The Alamgir Mosque is the most popular scared house that is blend of the Hindu and Mughal styles of the architecture.
Some of the most prominent ancient temples of Varanasi are Durga temple, Vishwanath temple, Sankat Mochan temple, Tulsi Manas temple and the Bharat Mata temple.
Benaras Hindu University (BHU), the Archaeological Museum, Sarnath, Bharat Kala Bhavan and the Buddhist Stupas and temples at Sarnath are some other tourist’s spots in this city.
Perched on just 2 km south to Varanasi, this ancient 18th century Durga Temple is also named as Monkey temple due to violent monkeys live here. It has been embellished in typical north Indian style, supported by finely carved columns. All the people belonging to different castes can enter into the court of this temple but restricted in inner sanctum.