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About Varanasi Travel Guide

Varanasi, also known as Kashi or Banaras, is an ancient holy city of India. Located on the banks of the sacred river Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, this city is 3000 years old. It is believed to be one of the oldest living cities in the world. It is a very popular pilgrimage centre for Hindus because this city has many Hindu temples. It is also the house of one of the twelve famous 'Jyotirlingas'. It is also considered as an important centre of learning and knowledge. The silk sari of this city is world famous. Music and dance has also thrived well in this sacred city.

Also known as the City of Temples, Varanasi is also an important tourist destination where travelers from all over the world come to see real charm of Indian culture and tradition. It is very popular among cultural enthusiasts coming from different parts of the world.

Tourist Attractions in Varanasi

Varanasi has a lot to offer its visitors. It also has a good number of budget and deluxe hotels for accommodation of tourists. Morning boat cruise on the sacred water of Ganga River is an unforgettable experience. Temples and sacred ghats are major attractions of Varanasi city tour and travels.

Major tourist attractions in Varanasi include Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Durga Temple (Monkey Temple), Get Free QuoteBharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Annapurna Temple, Man Mandir, Bharat Kala Mandal, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Ghats, Sarnath Stupas, Sarnath Archaeological Museum, Ramnagar Fort, etc. You will surely love to visit and explore these attractions on your Varanasi city tour. You will enjoy a lot. You will see unique culture and tradition of India.

How to Reach Varanasi
By Air : Varanasi is well-connected by domestic flights with all the major towns and cities of India.

By Rail : Varanasi is an important railway junction of northern India. It is well-connected by trains with all the major cities and towns of India including Delhi and Mumbai.

By Road : Varanasi is well-connected by good network of smooth roadways. It is connected with all the major towns of northern India.

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