Varanasi is famously also called as “Benaras” and “Kashi” and situated on the banks of the river Ganges. It is considered as one of the holiest cities of India, which is visited by thousands of pilgrims from different parts of the world. It is a major tourist attraction that is sprinkled with temples and Ghats. So, if you are planning to explore this holy city of India, then utilize this Varanasi Travel guide from Hidden India Tours.
The major places to visit are mentioned below in this Varanasi Travel guide:-
This temple is very popular Hindu temple in Varanasi, India. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and located on the western bank of River Ganges. The present form of this temple was constructed in 1780by Ahilyabai Holkar, daughter-in-law of the Maratha ruler Malhar Rao Holkar.
This Ghat is one of the most important, spectacular and oldest Ghats in Varanasi. The name signifies that Brahma sacrificed (medh) ten (das) horses (aswa) on this Ghat. It is very famous for evening aarti (puja) and attracts large number of tourists from different parts of the world every year.
This bhawan is a big campus that has finest collection of sculptures and miniature paintings dated 1sr to 15th centuries. It also has wonderful collection of old photos of Varanasi.
This fort is located near the banks of river Ganges and was built in the 18th century by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh. Ramnagar Fort is made up of creamy chunar sandstone. This is a typical Mughal style of architecture with scenic pavilions, open courtyards and carved balconies.