Travel Tip: Varanasi

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Travelling is such a beautiful experience and when you wish to visit a place where you can feel the purity of holy river Ganga there is no place better than Varanasi. Varanasi also popularly as Benares or Kashi, is a city on the banks of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. This is a place which will shows you the real image of Indian heritage and culture. People often think that Varanasi does not have much to explore but this is not true, this place is enriched with history, beauty and culture. The top places to visit in Varanasi are listed below:-

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1. Ganges River (Gangs):- the maine attraction of Varanasi is river Ganga which is not only a holy river to worship but is also filled with adventure. People visiting this place try their hand in river rafting along with performing rituals in the holy river. This is place where u will get inner peace and you will find a way to discover yourself.

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2. Sarnath:- this mesmerising place The Dhamekha stupa with other imposing structures is the place where Buddha first preached his message. This place has stored history in itself the sculptures which you see over here take you to the ancient world. The gardens and their beauty here will take you breath away and the food served here will lure your taste buds.

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3. Kashi Vishwanth Temple:- The kashi Vishwanth is one out of twelve Jyotirlinga in India. Many pilgrimages visit this holy place every year. Not only Indian but pilgrimages from different countries come to visit this place. As per hindu mythology / Purans the Kashi / Varanasi city is originated by Lord Shiva, so here you can feel your touch with God.

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4. Ghats of the city:- this holy city has many beautiful ghats which will get you in touch will the purity of the river flowing through the city. These may include Dasaswamedha Ghat, Banaras Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Asi Ghat, Chaumsathi Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Tulsi Ghat, Harishchandra ghat, Scindia Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat, Shivala Ghat, Panchganga Ghat, Kedar Ghat, Rana Mahala Ghat.

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5. Temples:- this is a place where where God resides and many pilgrimages visit here in search of God. Many ancient temples have been built here. Temples over here can be named as Monkey Temple (Durga Temple), Tulsi Manas Temple, Nepali Temple, Golden Temple, Tibetan Temple, Alamgir Mosque, Bharat Mata Temple, Thai temple, ISKCON Temple and the list goes on.

This is a place worth visit. The purity and beauty of Varanasi should not be missed. A destination for those who want to be close to the almighty God, to nature and to themselves. A place to rediscover yourself!!

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