Shri Vishwanath Mandir, also known as New Vishwanath Temple and Birla Temple is one of the most famous temples and biggest tourist attractions in the holy city of Varanasi. The temple is situated in Banaras Hindu University and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This is the New Vishwanath Temple which was constructed in the year 1966. The temple is one of the tallest in India and its tower (Shikhara) is the tallest in the world. Total height of the temple is 77 meters. Clicked through Redmi Note 3.