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Varanasi Travel Guide

Suitable For
  • Languages:
    Hindi and English
  • Best Time to Visit:
    September to April
  • Temperature:
    Summer : (32°C to 41°C) & Winter (7.2°C to 15.6°C)
  • Seasons: Summer (April-June), Winter (October-February), Monsoon (July-August)
  • Climate: Humid sub-tropical climate
  • Nearest Railway: Varanasi
  • Nearest Airport: Varanasi

The land of salvation – Varanasi is also known by many other names such as Banaras and Kashi. Being one of the holiest cities of India, it attracts devotees from different parts of the world every year. It is believed that Lord Shiva founded this place 5000 years ago and located on the banks of Ganges River. Varanasi has special mention in sacred epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana. “Golden Triangle Holiday” is offering this Varanasi Travel Guide to provide all the significant information about this holy city. It will also help you in knowing the places of interest in Varanasi that must be visited during your tour.

Major Tourist Attractions / Tourist Places in Varanasi

Major Tourist attractions/Tourist Places in Varanasi:-

Kashi Vishwanath Temple – This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the idol is one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India. It was re-built many times and the present one was constructed by Rani Ahalyabai Holkar in the 18th century.

Ramnagar Fort – This fort was constructed by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh in the year 1750 and located on the eastern bank of Ganges River, It is a beautiful blend of Islamic and Indian style of architecture.

Bharat Kala Bhawan – This landmark is located inside the Banaras Hindu University and has various galleries such as decorative art gallery, Sculpture gallery, Chhavi gallery, Archaeological gallery and many others. It also preserves the past of our country and displays India’s heritage.

Dasaswamedh Ghat – It is one of the most famous and oldest Ghats of Varanasi wherein Lord Brahma scarified ten horses to allow Lord Shiva come out of banishment. It was first renovated in 1740 by Bajirao Peshva and later by queen of Indore – Ahalyabai Holkar in 1774.

At a Glance

How To Reach

By Air
Varanasi has its own airport and well-connected through major Indian cities like Delhi and Mumbai. It is considered as the best option to reach Varanasi and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

By Rail
Varanasi is its own railway station and well connected with all the major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and many others. After reaching Varanasi by train, you can hire a car to explore major tourist attractions.

By Road
Varanasi is well-connected by road with all the major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and many others. This city has very good bus connectivity and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

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