Top places to visit in Varanasi

Here are the top 8 places to visit in Varanasi

1. Kashi Vishwanath Temple

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Varanasi

Kashi Vishwanath Temple is regarded as one of the most popular Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located in the heart of Varanasi, the temple is a core of faith for millions of Hindus.

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2. Dasashwamedh Ghat

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Varanasi

As the name suggests, it is believed that this is the place where Lord Brahma performed the Dasa Ashwamedha sacrifice. This ghat is a religious spot and many rituals are performed here.

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3. Asi Ghat

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Varanasi

The Asi Ghat is placed at the confluence of the Rivers Assi and Ganga and is famous for the large Shiva Lingam installed under a peepal tree. It has immense religious importance and has been mentioned in the Puranas and in various legends as well.

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4. Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Varanasi

The Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple is situated by the River Assi and was built in the 1900s by the freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya. It is dedicated to Lord Rama and Hanuman.

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5. Tulsi Manasa Temple

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Varanasi

Constructed in 1964, this temple is dedicated to Lord Rama and is named after the saint poet Tulsi Das. It displays the Shikhara style of architecture and exhibits various inscriptions from the Ram Charit Manas on the walls of the temple.

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6. New Vishwanath Temple, BHU

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Varanasi

Situated within the campus of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva along with the sculptures of multiple Hindu Gods and Goddesses.

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7. Durga Temple

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Places To Visit in Varanasi

Located near the Durga Ghat on the bank of the River Ganga, Durga Temple was built in the 18th century. It houses an imposing idol of Goddess Durga and is one of the main temples in Varanasi.

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8. Others

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Varanasi

Varanasi is place of great religious significance offering various places to visit such as Panchganga Ghat, Alamir Mosque, Darbhanga Ghat, Gyan Kup, Hanuman Ghat, Kedar Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Ramnagar Fort, Ramnagar Museum, Rana Ghat, Bharata Mata Mandir, Harischandra Ghat, Jantar Mantar, Shivala Ghat, Tulsi Ghat.

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