Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi, UP 221001, India
Kashi Vishwanath Temple ( Hindi : काशी विश्वनाथ मंदिर ) is arguably the most famous of all Hindu temples and is dedicated to Lord Shiva . It is located in Varanasi , Uttar Pradesh , India , the holiest existing place of Hindus , where at least once in life a Hindu is expected to do pilgrimage, and if possible, also pour the remains of cremated ancestors into the River Ganges . The temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganges, and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas , the holiest of Shiva temples. The main deity is known by the name Vishwanatha or Vishweshwara meaning Ruler of the universe . The temple town, which claims to be the oldest living city in the world, with 3500 years of documented history,  is also called
Kashi and hence the temple is popularly called
Kashi Vishwanath Temple .