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About Varanasi

Varanasi is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters and perform funeral rites. Along the city's winding streets are some 2,000 temples, including Kashi Vishwanath, the “Golden Temple,” dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.


Pleasant, Sunny, Temperature ranging between 18-31℃

Places of Interest

  • Alamgir Mosque
  • Assi Ghat
  • Batuk Bhairav Mandir
  • Bharat Kala Bhavan
  • Bharat Mata Mandir
  • Chinese Temple
  • Durga Temple
  • ISKCON Varanasi
  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple
  • Nepali temple
  • Ramnagar Fort
  • Tibetan Temple
  • Tulsi Manasa Temple
  • and more....

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