1. KASHI VISHWANATH TEMPLE
Located on the west side of the holy river Ganga in Varanasi. The visiting places in varanasi Kashi Vishwanath Temple are one of the 12 temples of the Jyotirlingas and also these temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. The chief deity of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple is Lord Shiva.
Also known as Vishwanatha or Vishweshwarar. Which means ‘ruler of the universe’. The city of Varanasi is also the cultural capital of India. The temple has 800 pounds of gold in its tower.
Foreigners can enter from Gate No. 2 where they can travel past the Indians awaiting their turn. In ancient times, visiting places in varanasi on special festivals such as Shivaratri, the Kashi king (Kashi Naresh). Also, no one was allowed to enter the temple grounds on these special festivals.
The importance of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple also comes from the fact. That it finds reference to several sacred Hindu texts and intricate carvings. Besides, the temple also houses many other small temples. Such as Kaalbhairav, Vishnu, Virupaksh Gauri, Vinayaka and Avimukteshwara.
2. TULSI MANASA TEMPLE
It shows Shikhara style of architecture and shows various inscriptions from Ram Charit Manas on the temple walls. The sculptures shows the various fragments of the Ramayana in the temple.
The best time to visit the temple is during the months of Saawan (July – August). It opens a special exhibition of bugs, related to the Ramayana, and is a delight for everyone.
3. DURGA TEMPLE
It is also known as Durga Kund Mandir, this beautiful building holds great religious significance for Hindus. Built by Maharani (Queen of the Bengals) and devoted to the beloved goddess.
Kund or pool is one of the main features of this temple. And built on the grounds of the temple linked to the Ganga River.
In connection with the construction of the temple, visiting places in varanasi a North Indian Nagara style design with red walls. The whole thing looks really good. The great icon of Durga is also in red. Also considered as the goddess of power. As you walk inside the temple, you will see beautiful stone carvings carved into the wall.
4. ASSI GHAT
The Assi Ghat is set at the junction of the Rivers Assi and the Ganga. The great Shiva Lingam nestled under a grass tree is also famous. It is of great religious importance and has been mentioned in the Puranas and various myths.
Assi Ghat is the heart of Varanasi and places. As well, also tourists flock to enjoy stunning views of sunset and sunrise in the Ganges. This is where tourists and foreigners travel and stay in Varanasi for a long time.
Ghat was a popular spot among the youth of the area during its evening recently. Ghat started having Aarti in the morning which is a must watch if you want to experience the true feeling of Varanasi. Assi ghat is close to Bayaras Hindu University, and as a result it is often made by students.
5. KEDAR GHAT
The Kedar Ghat has Gauri Kund, a small water lake with a statue of Gauri. Also the wife of Lord Shiva on the eastern wall. Water in the pond also has medicinal properties. The Kedareswara Shiva Temple, Kedar Ghat is very important in mythology. Who visits this temple receives similar blessings.
According to legend, the Kedar Ghat was the first site of the Manikarnika Ghat. The Gauri Kunda is also Known as “Adi Manikarnika”, These steps are the largest of the Kashi baths. Also, Kedareshvara is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India.
6. RAJDARI WATERFALLS
The Rajdari and Devdari waterfalls are located at Chandraprabha Wildlife Sangment. Apart from animals and birds, this sanctuary is also home to other attractions, especially the Rajdari and Devdari waterfalls. The shiny, sparkling water dangles over the rocks with a beautiful view.
The scenic and peaceful environment evokes a sense of mystery in what happened. The sanctuary is accessible from Varanasi; about 55 miles from the city. People often come here for day trips and although there is no accommodation, there are several eateries here to serve snacks and drinks.
7. TIBETAN TEMPLE
Sarnath is home to a large number of twentieth-century Buddhist temples. Buddhist pilgrims in large numbers visit the Tibetan Temple in Sarnath. Also built-in traditional Tibetan architecture, the temple features a statue of Shakyamuni Buddha or Buddha in a relaxing atmosphere.
Renowned for its Tangka or Tibetan Buddhist paintings, as well as new paintings. The Tibetan Temple displays much of this on the wall and roof tops.
Like many Buddhist temples, one can also find a series of prayer wheels. with rolls of paper with markers on which one goes around the destination.
An elegant structure of Tibetan Architecture. The Tibetan Temple where Lord Buddha taught his students the four truths of life. Therefore a unique feature of the temple is the prayer wheels that issue the edges of the paper with pants written on it around the clock.
8. RAM NAGAR FORT
Located on the east bank of the Ganga River, opposite Tulsi Ghat. Because Ramnagar Fort is a wonderful historical monument in Varanasi. Also, it was built in 1750 according to the Mughal style of architecture.
Although the royal system was dissolved in the region. Maharaja Pelu Bhiru Singh, lives in Fort.
Ramnagar Fort is a fortified place in Ramnagar, Varanasi, India. Also, it is located near the river Ganga on its eastern river, opposite Tulsi Ghat.
It was build by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh. At present, the castle is in poor condition. The present king Anant Narayan Singh, also known as the Maharaja of Varanasi. Though this royal title has been abolished since 1971.