Varanasi | The Oldest city of India|Places to visit in Varanasi|2020|
Varanasi a divine destination
Varanasi is home to about 2,000 temples. This includes Kashi Vishwanath- the “Golden Temple”. Dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. The city is popularly also known as Kashi. It holds a religious sentiment. Specially for the older generations. Many books like “Kashi Yatra” have been written about this place. The city draws Hindu pilgrims to Varanasi Ghat. They bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters. People often perform funeral rites. Many travel enthusiasts also come here. Tourists often visit seeking answers.
Did you know?
•Renowned Indian writers like Tulsidas wrote Ram Charit Manas in this city.
•Gold and silver thread work is famous here.
How To Reach
•Varanasi Airport is well linked to places like Delhi and Mumbai.
•You can also take state-run buses or drive via AH1 and NH19.
Where To Stay.
There are many hotels near Varanasi Ghat. Palaces like Brijrama palace and Surya Kaisar Palace. They are heritage hotels you can book. Did you know? Varanasi is a city of culture. It is the oldest city in India. It was discovered by Lord Shiva 5,000 years ago. Therefore an attraction for architecture and history lovers.
Here is the list of top 10 things to do in Varanasi:
•Meet the sadhus (saints) at Varanasi ghat
•Meet the handicraft artists and weavers
•Shop at your heart’s desire
•Take a bath in the Ganges
•Watch the grand evening aarti ceremony at Varanasi ghat
•Have a rendezvous at the temples. Learn about the Gods
•Sightseeing at Sarnath
•Stroll on the ghat during sunset
•Taste the extravagant native delicacies of this place
Things to Shop
•The Holy Water of Ganga
•Banarasi Silk Saris
•Crystal and Stone Shivalinga
Top 8 delicacies
•Chaat-this is a must among the street foods of Benaras
•Rabri at Kanhaiya Chitra Mandir in Godouilya
The best places to visit in Varanasi in 2 days:
1. Ganges River: Ganga river is the most sacred place for the Hindus. Tourists come here to perform different customs. They often cremate their loved ones here. You can take a boat ride at the crack of dawn on the sacred river Ganga.
Other Places to Visit in Varanasi:
20. The Banaras Silk Emporium: Manufacturer and exporter of authentic Indian handloom Silk Sarees. The most popular and favorite places to shop for ethnic wear is here.
Best Time to Visit Varanasi
Some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) of tourists and travelers.
•Varanasi to Agra train:
•Which river flows in Varanasi?
•What’s the most popular attraction in Varanasi?
The other name of Varanasi:
To conclude. Varanasi is the perfect place for a curious mind and a traveler’s soul. It has an array of shrines and temples. A road called Panchakosi binds this sacred city. Pilgrims often walk this road. It also has the finest river frontage. The legends about the place make it a holy abode for spiritual devotees. It is also a unique spot for photographers.