Varanasi is known by different names like “Benaras”, “Kashi” and many others. This is one of the holiest cities in India and situated on the banks of river Ganga (Ganges). It consists of various religious temples, bathing Ghats, and other monuments. Varanasi is visited by many tourists from different parts of the world. So, if you are planning to visit this holy place? Then, you must go through this Varanasi tour and travel guide from Vacation Trip India. You can see the below mentioned tourist places in Varanasi to plan out your tour to this city.
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Visit the below mentioned tourist places in this Varanasi Travel Guide:
Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most popular Hindu temples in India. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and positioned on the western bank of river Ganges. Large number of international as well as domestic travelers visit this religious temple. It is well-known for Hindu art, culture and scriptures.
A beautiful fort situated near the banks of Ganges River and was constructed by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh in the 18th century. It is made up of creamy chunar sandstone. This is a typical Mughal style of architecture with scenic pavilions, open courtyards and carved balconies.
Varanasi is famous for Ghats that are embankments made in steps of stone slabs along the river bank where pilgrims do ritual activities. The most important is the Dashashwamedh Ghat, which is considered as the oldest Ghat in Varanasi situated on the banks of river Ganges. You can see famous Ganga Puja happening on this Ghat.