Often referred to as the city of temples, Varanasi is an ancient city located on the banks of sacred Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh. Also known as Kashi and Banaras, it is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga sites in India and among the prominent Tourist Places in Uttar Pradesh. Also, Varanasi is preferred site for immersing ashes of the dead in river Ganga. With its amazing temples, rituals, and spiritual beliefs, Varanasi is a beautiful city that attracts millions of tourists every year. Typically, 2-full day is required to explore best Varanasi Tour Packages. Besides, Dashaswamedh Ghat, Assi Ghat, Sarnath, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Temple, Kashi Vishalakshi Temple, Manikarnika Ghat, Ramnagar Fort and Banaras Hindu University are some of the popular places to visit in Varanasi. Also, the Ganga Aarti held every evening at Dasaswamedh Ghat is a sight to behold. Apart, Varanasi is also famous for its production of silks and brocades with gold and silver threadwork.
Prayagraj, Kanpur, Chitrakoot and Lucknow are also close to Varanasi and 6-7 day trips can be planned to visit Varanasi along with these places.
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