Experience Deep into Varanasi

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Shopping in Varanasi

Shopping in Varanasi is a great way to bring home memories of the holy city. The city is widely famous for its silk saris and ornate jewels, visit the local market to explore the plethora of colors, intricate patterns, and elaborate designs. Apart from saris, one can buy shawls, carpets, stone inlay work, bangles, and idols of Hindu or Buddhist deities. The main shopping areas to explore in this city include Vishwanath Lane, Thateri Bazaar, Chowk, and Godowilia.

Morning Boat Ride in Varanasi

The holy Ganges River supplies Varanasi with a spiritual charm with rowing boat rides during the dawn is perhaps one of the best thing to do in Varanasi. The ride along the Ganges River is a few of the experiences of Varanasi you shall cherish for a lifetime. It takes one through different Ghats and former palaces situated close to the banks of the Ganges, giving a panoramic view of this River and the region. Observe the Hindu rituals.

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Varanasi Ganga Ghat

The Ghats along the River Ganga in Varanasi are the most charming sight in the holy city. Strolling along the Ghats at sunset hours is an unrivaled experience. Exploring the Ghats is one of the best things to do in Varanasi. The city has almost a hundred Ghats, the steps of each leading to the waters of the River Ganges. These are bathing Ghats, praying Ghats, and cremation sites for Hindus from all over the world.

Visit the Sightseeing Tour of Sarnath

Sarnath is located just 12 km from the holy city of Varanasi. The holy site of Sarnath is popular because this is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma after his enlightenment. One of the four holy Buddhist sites, the relics of the area draw visitors in huge numbers.

The Dharmekh Stupa is impressive. Dating around 200 BC the pillar is 128 feet high, and 93 in diameter. Mulagandhakuti Vihara marks the place where the Buddha spent his first rainy season in meditation.

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History in Varanasi

History has been written in every era Varanasi has seen. Every period of time has left behind some intriguing remnants. The Gyan Vapi Well, the Well of Wisdom is believed to shelter the linga from the original Vishwanath Temple, which was sabotaged by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in the 17th century.

Ramnagar fort is located across the river beyond the Assi ghat was built in the 17th century. It has been the home to the royals of Varanasi for over 400 years. Although almost in ruins today, the palace still retains its charm and memorabilia.