provide complete information to tourists for travel in Varanasi city in
Uttar Pradesh, Surrounded by temples, mountains, wildlife
sanctuaries, monuments. Varanasi is a dream destination of the
travelers around the world. Varanasi is situated in the State of Uttar
Pradesh North India. Varanasi is the gateway to the four pilgrimages of
Uttar Pradesh. Tourism of Varanasi or Banaras in vacations has grown by
leaps and bounds with a great arrival of tourists from throughout the
world who have been charmingly attractive to the travelers. Varanasi is
the beautiful religious place of Uttar Pradesh. It is the major city of
Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is situated bank of a beautiful River Ganga.
It is the most charming tourist destinations of India. Varanasi is also
known as Kashi.
Tour of Uttar Pradesh covers almost all the famous and important
pilgrims' centers of Uttar Pradesh like Varanasi, in this ancient city
of pilgrimage, the bathing ghats are main attraction. People
flock here in large numbers every day to take bath and worship in the
temples built beside the bank of Ganga River. The centuries old
tradition to offer puja to the rising Sun is still maintained. As the
first rays of Sun shine on the water of Ganga, devotees take their dip
before performing any other religious activity. Also you can go for a
boat ride from the Varanasi Ghats.
Some famous Ghats of Varanasi is
Varanasi like Dasaswamedh, Asi
Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat and Lalita Ghat.
Dasaswamedh Ghat or the 'Ghat of ten sacrificed Horses' is
one of the major ghats of Varanasi. It is said that the sacrifices were
made by Lord Brahma to pave path for the return of Shiva after the
period of banishment. Asi Ghat of Varanasi is situated at the confluence
of the rivers Ganga and Asi. The lord of confluence of the Asi is
Asisangameshwar. Asisangameshwar is the name of another lingam,
which is worshipped by the people, in a small marble temple, just off
the Ghat. Man Mandir Ghat was built by the Maharaja of Jaipur. Man
Mandir Ghat in Varanasi Known primarily for its wonderful 18th century
observatory equipped with ornate window casings. The northern part of
the Man Mandir ghat has a fine stone balcony. Manikarnika Ghat is one of
the most sacred and the oldest ghats of Varanasi. It is the main burning
ghat. Manikarnika Ghat is situated at the centre of the five
tirthas. It is symbolizes both creation and destruction. Lalita Ghat
is situated to the north of the Manikarnika Ghat. Ganga Keshava Temple
is situated nearby Lalita Ghat. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and the
wooden Nepali temple built in the typical Kathmandu style.
Some other ghats are situated nearby Varanasi Ghats like Barnasangam,
Panchganga, Dattatreya, Kedar, Scindia and Harishchandra Ghats.