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Top 20 Incredible Places to Visit in Varanasi in 2020

May 29, 2020

Varanasi is a city in the northern India an state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century BC. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganga river’s sacred water and perform funeral rites. Varanasi is one of the oldest settlement in the world, Varanasi is also considered one of the most sacred place in India by the Hindu. This land with the pious river Ganga flowing and hermit roaming in orange roles, temple and Shrine scattered and peace prevailing is centuries old. Varanasi is at once exceptionally old-world and freshly contemporary and has been one of the major education centre in the world since time immemorial. Here are top tourist places you must visit when come in Varanasi  like that –

New Vishwanath Temple – It is located inside Bananas Hindu University. A great thing about the temple is that it is not just one building, but actually seven separate temple that together make one big religious complex. The legendary old Vishwanath temple is a direct inspiration for the design on this temple. Every wall of it is covered in uttering of Lord Krishna, when he recited the Bhagwat Gita. One of the most ironic temple in Varanasi.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple -It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas that are Shivalinga’s that are physical symbol of Lord Shiva. The spires and domes of the Shrine are completely covered in gold. Then the ruler of Punjab, Ranjit Singh was responsible for that as covering temple, as demonstrated in the Golden Temple. Many devotee are believed that a single glimpse of the Shivalinga’s cleanness your soul and puts life on a path of knowledge.

Tulsi Manas Temple – This temple is yet another important Shrine in Varanasi dedicated to Lord Rama, it is situated next to another famed Shrine called Durga Temple. It is a white marble temple that has its walls covered with the text from Tulsi Das written Ramcharitmanas.

Monkey Temple – Also known as Durga Temple, Monkey temple is yet another popular temple. It is believed the presiding deity was not man made but appeared on its own. The temple is built by Bangali Maharani in a Nagara style of architecture.

Bharat Mata Temple – The temple was dedicated to any God or goddess to Bharat Mata or India. The temple is situated in Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth campus. The Statue in the Shrine denotes mountain, plain and ocean and the major highlight of the temple is the relief map of India carved on a marble.

Alamgir mosqueAlamgir mosque stands proudly as a representation of Muslims who have lived here of centuries. Famed for its incredible Islamic architecture, it is located at the banks of the Ganga. It is believed that the Mughal Sultan Aurangzeb whoops was the great grandchild of Akbar constructed it. But still the mosques retained many Hindu influence as can be seen in its unique architecture and art.

Dashashwamedh Ghat – This particular ghat is believed to be the oldest one in the city, people are bathing in Ganga and praying with diyas in their hand on the bank of river. It is often abuzz because of the horders of people who flock to it to wash away their sine and pray. Hindu devotee and tourist a like all alight on the bank of the Ganga at Dashashwamedh Ghat. Being such an important landmark and host to the famous Ganga aarti.

Manikarnika Ghat – This ghat is again quite significant among Hindu aside is the main cremation ghat in city. People who have died often get cremated here in the belief that they attain moksha. There is a myth that says Davi Parvati’s ear ornament fell at the spot of this ghat when Lord Shiva come here with her. It is still a very historical place to visit in Varanasi. It is certainly an important part of Varanasi just as death is to life.

Assi Ghat – It is southern most ghat in the region, it is among the most popular with tourists. Assi ghat is believed to be the place where the legendary poet Tulsi Das passed away. When here, you can go on a leisurely boat ride on the river on even a hot air balloon excursion devotee bathe here before conducting rituals as the water of the river is said to purity their soul.

Manmandir Ghat – It was commissioned by Raja Man Singh. He had a large stone balcony built on the northern corner of the Ghat. It is located just north of Dashashwamedh ghat, it is a great spot for observing the Ganga flow peacefully. Another great reason to visit this ghat is its closeness temple to several prominent temples. Some of the closest temple are Someshwar Temple, Rameshwaram Temple and sthuladanta Vinayaka.

Gyan Vapi Well – The name of this well means the well of wisdom. It is said to possess wisdom in its water and people who drink from it are benefited by it. It is believed that the Jyotirlingas that was removed from the old Kashi Vishwanath temple that Aurangzeb destroyed is at the bottom of this well. Apart from mythical aspects of this place, the architecture and art expressed in its construction also make it worth visiting.

Ram Nagar Fort – It was located Ganga River from Tulsi ghat. It was built at the sandstone in 1750 AD on the order of Raja Balwant Singh . It is a testament to the diversity of the region that it was built in the Mughal architecture style. It houses Veda Vyasa Temple.

Kedar ghat – kedar ghat is one of the oldest ghat in Varanasi and is considered cleaner for bathing in the holy river Ganga and offering prayer to Lord Shiva at the Kedareshwar temple. It is often visited for the beautiful surroundings and the spiritual vibe.

Chinese Temple – Chinese temple is a colourful Shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha and built according to Buddhist architecture. The temple has a spacious meditation hall where visitors can meditation in silence and soak in the serene vibe.

ISKCON Varanasi – ISKCON was established by Bhaktivedaanta Swami Prabhupada to promote Krishna consciousness and educate people with the teaching of Lord Krishna as per the Bhagwad Geeta.

Ganga Aarti – It is an important ritual held on a grand scale every morning and evening on the bank of the holy Ganga. The priest perform the aarti at. The magnificent rituals involved huge brass lamps lit with oil and the priests chant the holy mantras .

Varanasi is one of the most significant in India, Hindu mythology has spanned the course of several millennia and for any place to be considered as holy as Varanasi.“If you want visit Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlingas  our company  provides complete Tour  Package, book online from our site and gets instant discount”.

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