A line by Mark Twain ‘Older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, And looks twice as old as all of them put together'; describes the beauty and spiritual beauty of Varanasi. Varanasi the holiest city in Uttar Pradesh dedicated to temples and considered as the city of God. Situated on the bank of river Ganga, the Varanasi describes many stories related from Indian mythology and epic tales.
The pure and sacred land of Varanasi is noted as a Hindu pilgrim center, and land devoted to Lord Shiva and Ganga ghats. The holy river Ganga and its mythology of Moksha as per Hindu mythology make Varanasi a must destination for the Hindu devotee as well calls international travelers from all across the globe for its cultural heritage beauty. It is believed that Varanasi graces Nirwana or Mokhsa as per Hindu belief and this makes the city land of sadhus, and people coming for cremation.
During the summer season, the Varanasi remains hot and humid and it is unfavorable for tourists. The favorable temperature and climate in Varanasi start from August to March.
By Air- Varanasi city has its own airport and it is operated with a good network of of domestic flights to major cities of India.
By train- Varanasi railway station is properly connected with the other railway network of India and it is connected to major cities of India. You can easily get the train for Varanasi.
By Road- Varanasi is properly connected to the road network and gives best transportation network.
The street food, Banarsi textile, and Ganga Ghats make Varanasi a life living destination. The enchanting destination Varanasi gives the best time to the travelers enjoying its delicacies.
Varanasi the Hindu tradition and culture capital city is a Hindu pilgrim destination and celebrates famous festivals-
Foodies can find the paradise of local cuisines and street foods. The famous lip smacking street foods and cuisines are –
Apart from malls and shopping complexes to choose branded clothing or products Varanasi is best to explore the streets and have local shopping. Varanasi is famous for traditional handicrafts and textiles, and best local shopping places are-
You can check for Banarsi carpet and Banarsi saree the world famous fabric and textile which is exported from Varanasi to the outside world.
The Varanasi is located on the bank of river Ganga and it experiences three seasons of India; the summer, monsoon, and winter. The Summers are hot and humid and the traveling season starts after the monsoon till the end of winter.