Varanasi is also known as Banaras and Kashi. This city is the oldest and continuously moving city in the world. This city is called the city of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is the chief deity of the Hindus who are considered as symbols of creation and destruction. Varanasi is one of the most sacred cities of Hinduism. There is great recognition in the Hindu religion about this city that if a person dies or dies at Kashi, or his last consolation in Kashi, then he gets salvation, that is, that person gets freedom from the cycle of birth and death. That is why, this place is also called the place of salvation. People have immense faith in Varanasi that if a dip is taken in the holy river flowing here, all sins are washed away. For many tourists, plunge during sunrise and sunset in river Ganga is a unique and memorable experience. Aarti (prayer) is organized every evening on the main ghats of Varanasi. The most attractive aspect of this mysterious city is that all the sacraments and rituals are completed on the main ghats located here, where every work is well organized and concluded, people dive into the Ganges, the aarti, the cremation of dead bodies Sanskar is done, they are also bathed. Apart from these activities, you can also see people playing Yoga, Massage, Dadi and playing cricket on the banks of the river.
Tourist places in Varanasi and surrounding areas
The town of Varanasi is completely painted in religious colors. The most interesting aspect of this city is the many ferries located here. From these ghats to reach Ganga Ji, many stairs have to be dropped. Some of these ghats are quite well known, in which Dashashmhand is a popular Ghat, here every morning and evening a grand arti is organized. Apart from this, Darbhanga Ghat, Hanuman Ghat and Man Temple Ghat are also major. Varanasi is the only city in the whole world where tourists are provided “death tourism”. Tourists can see the dead bodies of many dead bodies at Manikarnika Ghat, together with these bodies, are burnt here and burnt, and later their ashes and bones are immersed in the Ganges. Here is the largest hotel and restaurant in the eighty ghats. Apart from this, Tulsi Ghat, Harishchandra Ghat, Shiva Ghat and highly published Kedar Ghat are also not interested in an introduction. Varanasi is said to be the home of Lord Shiva and that is why Kashi Vishwanath temple is situated here, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In addition to the Kashi Vishwanath temple, there is also a new Kashi Vishwanath temple which is situated in the BHU campus of Varanasi. Apart from this, there are many notable temples like Tulsi Manas Temple and Durga Temple. Here is the Alamgir Mosque representing the religion of Muslims, while the Jain devotees go to the Jain temple for peace. In addition to the religious places, Varanasi has the Ram Nagar fort on the other side of the river and is Jantar-Mantar, which is an observatory. This city is also situated in the Varanasi Hindu University, whose campus remains in a very peaceful environment. This university is formerly called Oxford. This city is famous for classical dance, music and yoga.
Best time to visit Varanasi
The best time to visit Varanasi is from December to February.
How to reach Varanasi
Varanasi is easily accessible by air, by train and by road.