Varanasi

Varanasi

Things to do - general

Varanasi: – Varanasi is the most ancient and historical city of India and it is also known as Kashi and Banaras. It is a north Indian city located on the banks of Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh. It is the holiest of the seven sacred cities for Hindu and Jain pilgrims. Millions of pilgrimage visit Varanasi to attain nirvana. It is believed that a single dip in Ganga can wash away your lifetime sins. One can say that Varanasi is the religious capital of India and every Hindu devote hope to visit this beautiful city once in a lifetime. Varanasi is one of the twelve Jyotir Linga sites and also one of the fifty one Shakti Peethas in India. Hindu people consider it good to die in Varanasi, so some ghats are known as burning ghats in Varanasi because of the burning of corpses.  Approx 300 corpse burn on these Ghats and their ashes are eased into the Ganga.

Banaras in older than history and the culture and tradition of this beautiful city is still alive. One can catch the glimpse of beautiful sun rise and sun set from Ghats in Varanasi. Not only from India, tourists visit here from all over the world to see our rich Indian culture.


Famous attractions in Varanasi

  • Ganges River
  • New Vishwanath Temple
  • Kathwala Temple
  • Banaras Ghats
  • Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • Kashi Vishwanath/Golden Temple
  • Tulsi Manas Temple
  • Sarnath
  • Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple
  • Monkey Temple
  • Assi Ghat
  • Manikarnika Ghat
  • Dhamek Stupa
  • Bharat Mata Temple
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Alamgir Mosque
  • Manmandir Ghat
  • Shivala Ghat
  • Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple)
  • Kabir Math

The best time to visit Varanasi is from October to March because temperature remains pleasant and comfortable during these months. There are many hotels where you can get accommodation at an affordable price.

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