Places to visit in Varanasi

Top Things to Do in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Places to Visit in Varanasi

Top Attractions in Varanasi


What travellers are saying

  • Aastha
    8 contributions
    As most of the rivers Ganga river will also give you a sense of calmness and will make you feel relax.
    Written 27 June 2022
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  • Aastha
    8 contributions
    It's a temple of Gautam Buddha. So entire garden and everything was very peaceful and full of greenery.
    Written 27 June 2022
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  • KCn2487
    Mainz, Germany94 contributions
    Most lively of the ghats. Has a unique character and is a must visit for all the travellers to Varanasi
    Written 14 June 2022
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  • Travel Enthusiast
    45 contributions
    Visiting ghats on a boat ride is a must do in Varanasi especially during the early morning hours, before sunrise. Try doing it on a hand rowing boat instead on a motor boat. It is even more serene.
    Written 13 April 2022
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  • Sharad G
    New Delhi, India32 contributions
    This is one ghat in Varanasi where people can drive in their vehicles. Its also the cleanest ghat but most crowded also. But a once visit place for experience. One can travel to Dashashmedh ghat fro m here in a boat for evening arati
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Aastha
    8 contributions
    Attending the Aarti was so fulfilling. It will just make you move on its rhythm and sing along. It will give you a sense of immense pleasure.
    Written 27 June 2022
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  • KCn2487
    Mainz, Germany94 contributions
    As real as it can get. You feel moved and come closer to the reality more than any where else, this is where we are all destined.
    Written 14 June 2022
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  • Kiran
    India13 contributions
    Kashi vishwanath temple is one of the most famous and beautiful hindu temples. It's a perfect place to spend your time peacefully. Everything is so wonderful. You definitely should visit once.
    Written 27 May 2022
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  • Ram S
    Chandigarh, India61 contributions
    We paid obesainance at the temple in the morning. It was very calm and quite. Cleanliness was excellent. Temple was in continuation with the ganga ghat
    Written 16 April 2022
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  • Aastha
    8 contributions
    Everything was very organised starting from the entrance to the complete tour. The Mandir's people keeping your shoes or giving you locker won't ask for any specific amount to pay, they will say to pay according to your will. I really like that.
    Written 27 June 2022
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  • Indy
    London, UK279 contributions
    A place for great importance for someone who had grew up near this area. A great university with a lot of heritage.
    Written 16 March 2022
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  • Payal
    2 contributions
    It was pleasant experience to visit her gallery. She explains everything about her painting. We bought a beautiful painting from her collection
    Written 19 June 2022
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  • Windserve
    Mumbai, India49 contributions
    Present augmented structure built by the famous queen , Rani Bhabani of Natore (now in Rajshahi of Bangladesh). She lived an austere personal life, and built hundreds of works for the good of her subjects. To Varanasi , she gave this Temple. The red color is most auspicious and associated with Goddess Durga, who is the warrior form of the spouse of Lord Shiva. The worship of Shiva and Parvati is Shaktism and all the lands east of this were under its sway. Originally dating from very ancient times, this is an important Temple of Durga who is also mentioned as the Adi Parashakti or Supreme formless monotheistic Power transcending all Gods and Matter- everything in the spiritiual and material world, past, present and future. One meditating on this from heart and achieving a spiritual liberation is free of all bonds.
    The Temple has a fire-altar and beautiful image of Durga. Temple images are imbued with the spirit of the God, and in the case of Durga we must meditate on her transcendental form of pure power too, after seeing/worshipping the image. The Temple is in a ancient North India style called Nagara which started from Kushan times and is different from South Indian style.. (The color also reminiscent of brick color or terracotta used in Bengal.).Quarters for residence of priests household.
    Written 7 January 2020
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  • Jerry S
    8 contributions
    Beautiful flowers, lily pond, many other statues. Contemplative, quiet scenery. Nice and clean, a welcome respite from Varanasi. If you go to Sarnath, don't miss this place. Statue itself was difficult to photograph in the mid-day sunlight, but I imagine it would do beautifully at sunset - the statue faces West.
    Written 23 April 2020
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  • Balasubramaniam11111
    Chennai (Madras), India174 contributions
    Peacefull place to visit. Its a place where Buddha has preached his 5 devotees under the tree. Wonderfull place and great positive feel you get once you reach here.
    Written 12 March 2022
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