Varanasi is one of the oldest continuously inhabited city on earth is among the most revered religious destinations in India
Varanasi is one of the oldest continuously inhabited city on earth, also known as Kashi and Banaras, is located in Uttar Pradesh on the banks of river Ganga, Varanasi is among the most revered religious destinations in India.
The city gets its name from two rivers, Varuna and Assi, and is famous for the bathing ghats along the banks of river Ganga. Pilgrims throng these ghats to take a holy dip to wash themselves of their sins. Varanasi has been synonymous with the majestic river Ganga and its numerous rivulets. The Ganga Aarti held every evening at Dasashwamedha Ghat is a sight to behold.
Main attractions in Varanasi
Kashi Vishwanath temple
Kashi Vishwanath, a manifestation of Lord Shiva, is the patron deity of Varanasi. The idol is a jyotirlinga, one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India.
Bharat Kala Bhavan
Bharat Kala Bhavan is located inside the Banaras Hindu University campus. It displays India’s heritage and preserves the past of the nation.
Banaras Hindu University
Banaras Hindu University is one of the largest universities in the world and a prime attraction in Varanasi.
Assi Ghat is the southern most ghat in Varanasi. It is located at the confluence of Ganga and Assi rivers.
Located near Ganges river on its eastern bank, Ramnagar fort is a structure in Varanasi built in 1750 by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh.
Dashashwamedh Ghat is one of the oldest and most important ghats in Varanasi.
Tours for visit VaranasiDiscover wich tours cover this destinatation:
Golden Triangle with Khajuraho and Varanasi
Tour 14 Days / 13 Nights
Tour with driver to discover the imperial cities of the Golden triangle in India and extension to Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi.
Rajasthan Tour with Varanasi
Tour 15 Days / 14 Nights
Tour with driver in Rajasthan and visit of Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkatr, Jaipur, Agra and extension to Varanasi
Perfect Rajasthan with Varanasi
Tour 22 Days / 21 Nights
Perfect Rajasthan tour allows you to visit all the most famous attractions of Rajasthan with extensions of the tour to Varanasi by train from Agra
Golden Triangle with Varanasi
Tour 9 Days / 8 Nights
Tour to discover the Golden Triangle with visiting Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and extension by train to Varanasi.
Footsteps of Buddhism
Tour 13 Days / 12 Nights
Special tour to discover the most important sites of Buddhism in India with visits to the cities of Delhi, Agra, Lucknow, Lumbini, Kushinagar, Bodh Gaya and Varanasi.
Other destinations in Uttar Pradesh
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Agra is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India thanks to the presence of one the Seven Wonders of the World: the Taj Mahal.
Mathura in the Golden Triangle of Delhi Jaipur Agra is the birthplace of Lord Krishna and is known for its culture and heritage
Vrindavan is a major pilgrimage center for the Hindus, located on the banks of Yamuna River about 150 km to the south of Delhi.
Fatehpur Sikri is one of Emperor Akbar’s pet projects was building a walled city a little away from Agra.
Lucknow is a Largest city of uttar Pradesh
The religious pilgrimage center of Kushinagar is a place where Lord Buddha attained Nirvana.
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