Markande Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is located in Kaithi (Varanasi - Ghazipur Highway) at a distance of about 25 km from Varanasi on the confluence of River Ganges & Gomti. The temple opens on all days from 3am-11pm. Monday is considered auspicious day. Many festivals like Mahashivratri, Dev Deepawali, Kartik Purnima, fair in Shravan month, 13th day of month (twice), are held here. People come here to perform many rituals in large numbers during these festivals. Dharmsalas are also available to devotees.