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Varanasi, also known as Kashi (city of spiritual light) and Banaras, is one of the oldest cities in India. It has found a place in the Buddhist scriptures as well in the epic of Mahabharata. This ancient Indian city is located on the most revered river in the country, the Ganges, and provides easy access to industrial zones, including the automobile, garment and leather sectors. Our Varanasi, India hotel's staff would love to provide you with more information about the city's best attractions
at our 24-hour travel desk.
Enjoy the following attractions during your stay:
- Banaras Hindu University (12 km)
At North India's largest and oldest university, students learn about Sanskrit literature, the Hindu Shastras and the arts and sciences.
- Kashi Vishwanath Temple (6 km)
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 Varanasi travel.
- Main Ghats at River Ganges (6 km)
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 (15 km)
The fort palace, which was constructed in the 18th century, was the home of the Maharaja of Banaras. Visitors today will enjoy seeing the Ramnagar's museum's royal collection.
- Sarnath Buddhist Place (6 km)
Buddha delivered his first sermon at Sarnath over 2,000 years ago and it quickly became a traditional pilgrimage site.
- Tulsi Manas Temple (8 km)
This white marble temple, dedicated to Lord Rama, is supposedly built in the place where Tulsidas actually composed the epic Ramacharitamanasa. The temple was constructed in 1964.
- Cantt Railway Station (3 km)
- Government Bus Station (3 km)
- Lal Bahadur Shastri Babatpur International and Domestic Airport (VNS) (22 km)