About Varanasi also Known as Kashi or Benaras India

About Varanasi –The Spiritual Capital of India

Varanasi the Spiritual capital of Indiais well known amongst the pilgrims who come on their Pilgrimage tour to Indiathe major tourist attractions in Varanasi includes the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple& revered Scenic Ghats situated on the banks of River Gangesthere are a total of 88 ghats which are used for ritual’s & bathings but there are two ghats which are used for cremation namely : Manikarnika ghat&Harishchandra Ghat other prominent ghats from touristic point of view are Dashashwamedh ghat,Assi ghat, Kedar Ghat,Tulsi ghat,Scindia ghat etc.

All the visitors coming to Varanasi admire the beauty of this city having a boat ride in Gangesis a must do thing in Varanasi while on your visit here,Apart from the Hindus, Varanasi is a major pilgrimage center for Jain as well as Buddhist pilgrimage in India these two major religions in India find their routes in Benaras, The ancient Jain literatures refer to Kashi as a Jain Tirthaas it’s the birthplace of 4Jain Tirthankaras namely Suparshvanath, Chandraprabhu, Shreyanshnath and Parshvanath.

The 7th, 8th, 11th, and 23rd Tirthankaras respectively. This place equally has an important place for Buddhist pilgrimage as Lord Buddha’s first sermonwas delievered here in Sarnath other prominent things to do in Varanasi includes Varanasi City tour where you can see Famous temples in Varanasi like Tulsi Manas Temple,Sankat Mochan Temple (Monkey Temple),Bharat matatemple,KalBhairawatemple,New Kashi Vishwanath templeetc are some of the Major Siteseeing attractions in Varanasiwhich are not to be missed while on your visit to Varanasi.

Another Best thing to do in Varanasi is to witness the world famous Ganga Aarti ceremony which is performed every day at the major ghats of Varanasimost important being the one performed at Dashashwamedh ghatwhich is attended by millions of tourists & locals every day.

We at Indology tours provide traditional Sightseeing tours of Varanasi as well as details about offbeat things to do in Varanasi like : Walking tour of Varanasi, Special Photography tours of Varanasi,Hoomcookingclasses,Private Yoga classes in Varanasi & Varanasi village tours etc.

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