Varanasi also known as 'Kashi' as well 'Benaras' is situated in the south eastern Uttar Pradesh of northern India. It is located at the left bank of river Ganga and is one of the seven sacred cities of Hinduism. It is also one of the oldest city in the world.

Varanasi is a holy city considered to be the city of 'Moksha'. It attracts millions of pilgrim and tourists from every single corner of the world. Varanasi is famous for its seven temples - Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Kaal Bhairav Temple, Durgakund Temple, Maa Anupurna Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Nepali Hindu Temple and Vishalakashi Temple. It is also famous of its Ganga Ghats.

The best season to visit Varanasi is between October and March when the temperatures are a in a comfortable range of 5-15 degrees Celsius. Festivals like Dussehra and Diwali also comes in winter season. The Ganga Festival (Chhoti Diwali) also takes place in November where people come from far and near to pay respect to the holy river Goddesses.

The summer and the monsoon, April to September/October, should be avoided as it gets really hot at this time. You can easily reach Varanasi by Air, Train or Road. Nearest airport 'Lalbahadur Shatri Airport' is about 20 km from the center of city and the nearest railway station is 'Varanasi Junction'. 

Here is the list of top 10 places to visit in Varanasi !

Dashashwamedh Ghat

1. Dashashwamedh Ghat 

The main ghat in Varanasi on the Ganges river, Dashashwamedh Ghat is a flamboyant place known for its spiritual transcendence. It is common knowledge that Lord Brahma sacrificed 10 horses in a yajna here, and thus the name. Be here for the Agni Pooja or Ganga aarti, as it is popularly called.

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Dashashwamedh Ghat

1. Dashashwamedh Ghat 

The main ghat in Varanasi on the Ganges river, Dashashwamedh Ghat is a flamboyant place known for its spiritual transcendence. It is common knowledge that Lord Brahma sacrificed 10 horses in a yajna here, and thus the name. Be here for the Agni Pooja or Ganga aarti, as it is popularly called.