Hindu religion is the main religion in India and maximum of the people are Hindu religion devotee. Travelers and Hindu pilgrim together makes Varanasi a demanding and popular destination in respect of tourism. Located on the bank of Ganga, and bells of the temples in Varanasi take breath away from the body and our soul goes on the journey of peace and rejuvenation. Holy River Ganga is one of the most holy river in India and it gives immense peace and unique essence of spirituality when you sit on its bank. Decorated bazaar, and colorful streets makesthe destination a beautiful city at night as ‘City of Lights’.
A must tour attractions in Varanasi-
Temples, ghats and much more the attractions of Varanasi, but still there are more with Varanasi to attract travelers and Hindu pilgrim. Let us check the attractions-
- River Ganga boat ride and aarti
River Ganga and its more than 80 ghats are the major attraction but among these ‘Dashashwamedh Ghat’ is more attractive and beautiful because of giving beautiful sunrise and boat ride to enjoy the purity of river Ganga.
- Banarasi carpets and Banarasi silk saree
Banarsi silk saree and carpets is world famous, the Bengali community in India wear Banarsi saree in their marriage for bride and the carpets are known for its world class design and beauty. The jari work is impressive in this category.
- Kashi Vishwanath temple
One of the famous Jyotirlanga of Shiva, is the attraction of Kashi Vishwanath temple. This temple is biggest temple noted among Hindu travelers.
- Ramnagar fort
The fort is build in red sand stone by the Maharajas of Benaras. A temple complex in this fort is dedicated to saint Ved Vyas.
Sadhus and Saints of Varanasi-
Sadhus and saints of Varanasi have their own charm and it attracts a large number of tourists. Mostly the saints are seen on the ghats of Varanasi and temples. The temples have different saints who offers a prayer to the Lord, but Ghats have mostly Aghori who are Lord Shiva devoted and put white powder on their entire body with Chandan as a Tilak and long tangled hair.
Fairs and festivals in Varanasi-
Varanasi is best known for the biggest Hindu festival and it is one and only Kumbh Mela. During the Kumbh Mela you can also witness the Naga Sadhus and saints from different Akhada. Planning cultural trip Varanasi means you have to look for Varanasi upcoming events. Holiest places in Varanasi give an immortal tour to your favorite destination and give the best holiday days.