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Varanasi is a historical city in the state of Uttar Pradesh and historically known as Kashi. Situated on the banks of the holy River Ganges, it is commonly known as Benares or Banaras. The city has many titles like "The City of Temples", "The City......Read more on Varanasi


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Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi
  • Type: Temple
Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi
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Kashi Vishwanath Temple is dedicated to the chief deity of city of Varanasi, Kashi Vishwanath. One of the incarnations of Lord Shiva, the temple was originally dedicated to Vishwanath Jyotirlinga, which is present within the temple premises. The Vishwanath Jyotirlinga at... Read More »
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Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi
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Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi
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Dasaswamedh Ghat is one of the prominent ghats, situated on the banks of river Ganges. The ghat is visited by Hindu devotees in large number due to the religious significance of ten sacrificed horses. It is believed that ten horses were sacrificed by Lord Brahma to allow Lord... Read More »
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Kedar Ghat, Varanasi
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Kedar Ghat, Varanasi
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Kedar Ghat, situated in the southern part of the destination, was built by the Maharaja of Vijayanagar. The ghat is named after Lord Shiva, who is also known as ‘Kedarnath'. Popular among Bengali and South Indians, the ghat has a beautiful temple, which is dedicated... Read More »
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Ramnagar Fort, Varanasi
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Ramnagar Fort, Varanasi
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Ramnagar Fort attracts tourists from all over, which is situated on the opposite bank of river Ganges. Constructed in 18th century by Maharaja Balwant Singh, it is the ancestral home of the Maharaja of Banaras. The fort is built with red sandstone and houses a temple and a... Read More »
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New Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi
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New Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi
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New Vishwanath Temple or Golden Temple is located in the campus area of Benares Hindu University (BHU). Popularly known as the Birla Temple, the temple is constructed by Birla family, one of the famous industrialists of India. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is... Read More »
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