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About Varanasi

Situated along the banks of River Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi is popularly referred to as the spiritual capital of India. It is the holiest of the seven sacred cities and is said to be discovered by Lord Shiva himself. Owing to this, the town has great historical as well as religious importance amongst devotees.

Once known as Banaras or Baneras and Kashi, this is the place where most people come to live out their last few days to attain liberation. It is one of the oldest cities in India. Pilgrims come to the ghats along the Ganges to wash away their sins in the holy water. Take a walk along the ghats or simply watch the sun rise over the river while on a boat, for an unforgettable experience.

The summer months between April to June are marked with extreme weather conditions. The best time to visit and explore the holy city would be during the winter months of October to March. Don’t miss a trip to the colourful and vibrant city of Varanasi.

About Varanasi Airport

Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport is located at Babatpur. Formerly known as Varanasi Airport, it was officially renamed after Lal Bahadur Shastri, the 2nd Prime Minister of India. It is India's 21st busiest airport in terms of passenger movement. You will easily get taxis, rickshaws and buses from the airport to be able to get to the city.

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple:

One of the most popular Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple is located in the heart of Varanasi along the western bank of the Ganga River. It is believed to be the centre of worship and is thus visited by thousands of devotees every day. You will find intricate carvings along the walls that adds to the mysticism of the temple.

Dashashwamedh Ghat:

The Dashashwamedh Ghat is a religious ghat where many rituals are performed. Believed to be the place where Lord Brahma welcomed Lord Shiva; the ghat is famous for the Ganga Aarti conducted here every evening that is witnessed by thousands of pilgrims. Visit the Dashashwamedh ghat for a truly mesmerising experience.

Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple:

Built by the freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya in the 1900s, the temple is built along the Assi River. The temple dedicated to Lord Rama and Hanuman is visited by thousands of loyal devotees to pay their respect. Don’t miss the famous laddoo while visiting this holy temple.

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Bask is the extraordinary charm of this sacred city. The colours, temples and the divine feeling surrounding this city is sure to leave you speechless. Make sure to visit during the festival of Diwali to watch the city light up and have a memorable time.