In Varanasi, you can visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.
You can make the journey memorable by attending the Ganga Aarti organized at Assi Ghat.
Famous places of Varanasi: Who does not know the city of Kashi situated in Uttar Pradesh. Apart from being the oldest city in the country, Kashi is also considered as the famous tourist hub of UP. Due to which the crowd of tourists is seen throughout the year in Kashi i.e. Varanasi. In such a situation, if you are going to visit the city of Varanasi, then you can make your journey the best by exploring some places.
Varanasi is called the city of temples. On the other hand, Banaras, situated on the banks of the Ganges, is famous all over the world because of its beautiful ghats and unique culture. In such a situation, if you are also planning to explore Varanasi, then you can make this trip special and memorable by visiting some places. So let’s know about some famous places to visit in Varanasi.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is situated on the banks of river Ganga in Varanasi. This temple, about 3-5 thousand years old, is still very famous among the devotees. At the same time, every year lakhs of tourists from India and abroad like to visit the Kashi Vishwanath temple after taking a dip in the river Ganga.
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By the way, there are innumerable ghats in Varanasi. But some ghats of Banaras are known for their unique features. Assi Ghat is also one of the famous Ghats of Varanasi. Whose mention is seen in many mythological texts. While visiting Varanasi, you can not only attend the spectacular Ganga Aarti held in the morning at Assi Ghat, but also sit on the banks of the Ganges and watch the mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset.
According to mythological beliefs, Lord Brahma performed Das Ashwamedh Yagya at this ghat of Varanasi. Due to which Dashashwamedh Ghat is still considered a holy religious place of Banaras. On the other hand, the sight of the grand aarti organized at Dashashwamedh Ghat every evening wins the hearts of the people.
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Sankatmochan Hanuman Temple
The Sankatmochan Hanuman temple located near Assi Ghat in Varanasi is also very famous among the devotees. This temple was built in 1900 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. Devotees visiting Banaras especially on Tuesdays have a tradition of offering laddus after visiting the Sankatmochan Hanuman temple.
The Ramnagar fort located near Tulsi Ghat in Varanasi is also considered a witness to the history of Banaras. This fort was built in 1750 by Raja Balwant Singh with sandstone. Apart from the residence of the king, Ved Vyas Temple and Famous Museum are also present in the premises of Ramnagar Fort.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 29, 2022, 12:47 IST