5 Top places to explore in Varanasi
Varanasi is a very spiritual city. It is one of the oldest cities in the world and is considered as the spiritual capital of India. Whether you talk about its 87 ghats, hallowed shrines or beautiful spots, everything about this city is absolutely enthralling. Perhaps that is the reason that tourist visit this land from different corners of the world.
Since the city witnesses so many tourists and visitors, it is not at all difficult to get the Varanasi hotel booking done. Once you are in this spiritual ambience, you will surely return with a lot of memories, spirituality and enlightenment. For now, have a look at five top places in Varanasi to explore.
- Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Whether you are visiting this city for the first time or you already have been to this city previously, you will surely find the Kashi Vishwanath Temple a worth visiting prestigious spot. The beautiful temple is dedicated to God Shiva and it is one of the great twelve Jyotirlingas. You can also find its reference in the Holy Scriptures. The temple was constructed in the 1780 by Maratha ruler Maharani AhilyabaiHolkar of Indore. The shrine is located at western bank of river Ganga. The temple witnesses a massive number of tourists throughout the year.
This ghat is one of the most important ghats in Varanasi. It is a cheerful place renowned for its numinous transcendence. It is popularly known that Lord Brahma surrendered ten horses in a yajna at the same spot and this is the reason its name is Dashashwamedh. Don’t miss to see the real fascination of this ghatin evening when Ganga aarti is executed here.
This spot is located thirteen kilometres’ northeast of Varanasi. Sarnath is in the well-known Buddhist pilgrimages in India. After attaining enlightenment at Bodhgaya, the Buddha paid a visit to Sarnath in search of former companions and end up with giving his foremost sermon here. The whole area is packed with charm and arty views.
- Ramnagar Fort
Ramnagar Fort was the house of the earlier King of Varanasi. It was constructed by the King of Varanasi in year 1750 AD. This fort was formed by using red stones. It relishes a great importance as it is an astronomical phenomenon. The big clock in palace exhibits the day, week, month, year and details of astronomy of space objects. It also possesses a museum which has a rich collection of swords, costumes, palanquins and much more. The royal palace is a blend of architectural genius and astronomical fineness.
- Durga Temple/Monkey Temple
The temple is also called Monkey temple. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga but is called Monkey Temple too because there is a huge population of monkeys around it. It is firmly believed that presiding divinity was not man-made but it appeared on its own. The beautiful temple was built by a Bengali Maharani in Nagara chic of architecture.
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