Varanashi

Usha Biswal Rout

15, Sep 2014 @ 12:22 AM
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Related to: Uttar Pradesh Travel Guide

The Varanasi is one of the holiest travel spot of India. This place is also well known as Benares, Banaras, Kashi or Kasi. It is located on the bank of river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh. It is the World's oldest living city and considered as the most sacred place for all Hindu Devoties.

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If you plan a tour to Uttar Pradesh? Must visit Kashi to explore the attractions of Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Ganga Ghats.

The name 'Varanasi' is derived from the twin tributaries of Maa Ganga, Varuna and Asi. Varanasi is the most preferable places to visit for travellers for its Ghats(stone stairs leading directly into the Ganga water). The city is also the main attraction for all travellers for its arts and crafts and music and dance. Varanashi is famous for its silk saris with gold and silver thread works and wooden toys, bangles, ivory work and its brassware.

 Best things to see in Vanarash : Arts, Handicrafts, wooden toys, Silk saris, Arti in Ganga Ghats.

How to reach at Kashi Vishwanath Temple : By train : Nearest Railway station is Cantt Railway Station.

By Air : The nearest air port is Lal Bahadur Shastri Babatpur International and Domestic Airport.

By Road : Sleeper Luxury buses, express buses, Ambassador cars are easily available from New Delhi and Lucknow.

Best time to visit Kashi : All seasons. Lord Rama Temple, Old Forts

Attractions of Varanasi : Ganga Ghats, Kashi Vishwanath temple.

Related Links: Banaras, Ganga Ghats, India Temples, Kasi, Temples in Uttar Pradesh
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