Pilgrim, Jyotirlinga


80 m

STD Code


Best Season

Oct - Mar




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Varanasi Travel Guide

Varanasi is a city located on the west bank of the Ganga River in India. The city is also recognized as Banaras. The place is sacred to Hindus & one of the oldest inhabited cities all over the world.

It was the religious & cultural center in northern India for thousands of years. The city is the pilgrimage site for Buddhists, Hindus, & Jains. Varanasi is the site of three public universities like The Bananas Hindu University that includes the Institute of Medical Sciences & the Institute of Technology. And, the other two universities are Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth University and Sampurnanand Sanskrit University.

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Best Tourists Places In Varanasi

  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple
  • Sankat Mochan Temple
  • Tulsi Manas Temple
  • Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • Bharat Mata temple
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Ramnagar Fort

Kashi Vishwanath Temple

This temple is the abode of Lord Shiva who is nominated as the status of being the “king of Universe” by devotees at this Kashi Vishwanath Temple. It is the favorable Jyotirlingam temple of Lord Shiva & is also differently mentioned as the “golden temple” of Varanasi because of the gold-wrapped wonderful spires.

Sankat Mochan Temple

Sankat Mochan Temple belongs to the Lord Hanuman & lies in the vicinity of Assi ghat. The festival Hanuman Jayanti sees a record crowd of devotees gathering at the temple to seek blessings of the Lord Hanuman. It is the common belief that the visit to the Sankat Mochan temple of Varanasi can fulfill all wishes you have.

Tulsi Manas Temple

Tulsi manas temple is a splendid marble temple that has its walls emblazoned with numerous scriptures from the famous epic Ramayana. This temple has its primary shrines belonging to divine due – Lord Rama & his consort Devi Sita.

Dasaswamedh Ghat

This is one of the most antique & crowded ghats of the city which came into being during the era of Maratha rule that is around the first half of the sixteenth century. In the evening thousands of tourists & pilgrims gather at Ghat to imagine the mystic & splendid Ganga aarti that is indeed the ritual to behold & remember all through life.

Bharat Mata temple

It is the beautiful temple standing with all glory within the premises of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth and has been set up to pay the tribute to Mother India & awakens the feeling of patriotism in minds of visitors. The marble map of undivided India displayed at the temple is indeed a key attraction of the Bharat Mata temple.

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is a unique viewpoint that came into being under the initiative of Jaipur Maharaja, Jai Singh. This place was constructed along with various other Jantar Mantars he had set up in several other cities such as Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain & Mathura.

Ramnagar Fort

It is the ancient fort that had been an ancestral residence of Banaras King in yesteryears. Ramnagar Fort is located at Ramnagar. And, Ramnagar is the city in the vicinity of Varanasi. Around the eighteenth century, Balwant Singh – the Benaras king had set up Ramnagar Fort. Nowadays the fort serves as a museum for tourists and exhibiting some vintage & real royal collections.