Top 7 Places of Varanasi
Varanasi is a land of spirituality, historic aura and magnificent monuments. Whether you talk about splashing ghats, beautiful temples, splendid monuments or museums, they all cater so much to visitors to preserve in hearts and thoughts.
You should not skip this rich land of tourist’s spots in case you have never been to this place. So, just book your rooms in hotel Varanasi and carry out a gorgeous trip in this city.
1. Dashashwamedh Ghat
This ghat is the chief ghat in Varanasi and lies on the Ganga River. It is a flashy place popular for its mystical wholeness. Lord Brahma sacrificed ten horses in a yajna at this place and so the name Dashashwamedh Ghat came into existence. The vibrant cheerfulness, melodious sounds of chanting mantras and beautiful picturesque site of this ghat will make your day.
2. Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Kashi Vishwanath Temple is the most visited spot in Varanasi. This grand and modish temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the shrine is amidst one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. There is a mention of this temple in the Holy Scriptures. The layout and architecture of this temple possesses a series of numerous small temples positioned in Vishwanath Galli.
3. Ramnagar Fort
Ramnagar Fort is an 18th-century crumbling structure. From inside this enclosure the visitors can witness a gorgeous crimson sunset. This ancient fort also possesses a vintage museum which is known for its distinct collection of ivory works, antique American cars, medieval costumes and a big astronomical clock.
4. Gyan Vapi well
Gyan Vapi well is mapped inside the Gyanvapi Mosque which was built by Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb. In the time of British regime, well was believed to be diviner than the Ganga and was amidst the vital places to visit in Varanasi as it possesses Shiva lingam.
5. Durga Temple
Durga Temple is also called the monkey temple. It was constructed in 18th century by Bengali Maharani. This temple is beautifully painted red with ochre. It is considered that the idol of Maa Durga here appeared on its own.
6. Assi Ghat
Assi Ghat is the place where pilgrims pay reverence to Lord Shiva by worshipping a big lingam placed under a peepal tree. The ghat is rippling amidst spirituality and beauty.
7. Man Mandir Observatory
This masonry construction is established on Man Singh Palace. It was constructed in 1737 by Sawai Jai Singh II who was founder of Jaipur city. This observatory possesses 4 chief astronomical instruments.
Thus, these were only the top 7 spots of Varanasi. Just reserve your room in five star hotels in Varanasi and enjoy a wholesome ride!