Ideal Varanasi Hotel near Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Varanasi, also known as Kashi (city of spiritual light) and Banaras, is one of the oldest cities in India and one of Hinduism and Jainism's holiest places. It has even found a place in Buddhist scriptures and in the Sanskrit epic of Mahabharata. To visit this ancient Indian city is to be immersed in a history and culture of nearly unfathomable depth. The Radisson Varanasi hotel is near Kashi Vishwanath Temple and numerous other cultural attractions. During your stay, you can also enjoy easy access to the River Ganges, as well as the city's business and industrial zones, including the automobile, garment and leather sectors. The friendly staff at the Radisson would love to provide you with more information about the city's best attractions
at the hotel's 24-hour Travel Desk.
Enjoy the following Varanasi attractions during your stay:
- Banaras Hindu University (7.5 miles)
At North India's largest and oldest university, students learn about Sanskrit literature, the Hindu Shastras and the arts and sciences.
- Kashi Vishwanath Temple (3.7 miles)
This "Golden Temple," built in honor of Shiva, is the most significant temple in the city. Those who do not belong to the Hindu religion are not allowed inside the building but may tour the compound. The temple is not to be missed during your travel.
- Main Ghats at River Ganges (3.7 miles)
At the ghats (steps) that lead down to the revered River Ganges, many people gather to bathe in hopes of receiving spiritual cleansing.
- Ramnagar Fort (9.3 miles)
The fort palace, which was constructed in the 18th century, was once the home of the Maharaja of Banaras. Today, you can enjoy learning about the structure while exploring the Ramnagar's museum's royal collection.
- Sarnath Buddhist Place (3.7 miles)
According to Buddhist texts, the Buddha delivered his first sermon at Sarnath over 2,000 years ago. This location quickly became a traditional pilgrimage site for Buddhist, and it remains so today.
- Tulsi Manas Temple (5 miles)
This white marble temple, dedicated to Lord Rama, was supposedly built in the place where Tulsidas composed the epic, Ramcharitmanas. The temple was constructed in 1964 and is open to visitors.
- Cantt Railway Station (2 miles)
- Government Bus Station (2 miles)
- Lal Bahadur Shastri Babatpur International and Domestic Airport (VNS) (13.7 miles)