Best 11 Tourist Places in Varanasi for Tourism
In Varanasi, there are many places where tourists can visit. These places are awesome and amazing. This city is a holy city where the Hindu God Shiv is situated. This city gives you the best moment. Anyone who comes to this city who wants to know about the Shiv God. This city has much religion, and this religion has its own value. In this city, you get to see various types of public but they are all like a family. You also get various street foods that have fantastic taste. Here, are many ghats and temples that’s why we call this city “The city of temples”.
The best Places for Tourist are:
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the oldest temples in our world. This oldest temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiv. Shiv is the god of destruction. Shiv is also known as “The Destroyer God”. In Tridev, there are three gods. Brahma, Vishnu, Shiv is the Trinity God. Shiv is one of them. Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. All 12 Jyotirlingas are real god images in the world. If you come to Varanasi or plan to come to Varanasi, then you must visit this temple. And take the darshan of Hindu Lord Shiv.
2. Dashashwamedh Ghat
This ghat is one of the important places in Varanasi. Dashashwamedh ghat is the popular ghats compared to the other ghats. This is a tourist place where the tourist come for enjoying the beautiful look of the Ganga river edge. In this Dashashwamedh Ghat, the Ganga river is aarti every evening. Which attracts the tourist a lot. That’s why twelve months is totally covered to the public in this place. Many public come too far for only see the “GANGA AARTI”. You can also see the aarti from the boat because there are boats always available for the public.
The Kaal Bhairav Temple is very popular in India. There are many temples of the Kaal Bhairav but this temple is important for the devotee. Kaal Bhairav is the other form of the Hindu God Shiv. The meaning of Kaal is “DEATH” and “FATE”. This temple is the only temple that even Mughal emperor Aurangzeb could not break. Whenever someone tries to break this temple he would go mad or be bitten by a dog. The vehicle of Bhairav is a dog. Kaal Bhairav is the lord of all magical creatures. Such as Soul, Ghosts, Vampires, Zombies, Mutants, Witches, and other magical creatures.
4. Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple is located in Durgakund at Varanasi. It is far near about 08 km from Cantt, Varanasi. It is near to Durga Temple and Tulsi Manas Temple. This temple is based on Hindu God Hanuman. Hanuman is a celibate god and is the only lord who is celibate. Lord Hanuman is a part of the Hindu God Shiv. In India, Hanuman is a superhero and children are liking it so much. we also call the name “PAWAN PUTRA, PAWAN, VAYU PUTRA, BAJRANGBALI”. The world-famous poet-saint and Hindu preacher Sri Goswami Tulsi Das has established this temple in the early 16 century.
5. Tulsi Manas Temple
Tulsi Manas Temple is one of the most popular temples in India. This temple is also near the Durga Temple and Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple. This temple gives a great experience for tourists. Tulsi Manas Temple has a historical and cultural experience for every public who come. In the 16th century, the world-famous poet Goswami Tulsi Das write the famous Hindu epic “Ramcharitmanas” in this place. The most famous Hindu epic “Ramayan” was written by Valmiki (500 to 100 BC). The Ramayan written in the Sanskrit language and this epic is so important for Hindusim. Ramcharitmanas is the Awadhi version and Awadhi is the Hindi version of Ramayan. The Sanskrit language is difficult to understand to someone. So, come to this place and see the Tulsi Manas Temple.
6. Durga Temple
We call to Durga Temple “Durga Kund Mandir”, “Durga Kund Temple”, and “Durga Mandir”. This temple has a big importance in Hindusim. As you understand the name, this temple is dedicated to the Maa Durga. Durga Kund Mandir was built in the 18th Century by Rani Bhabani and her was the Rani of Nathore. Here is a Kund which earlier connected to the Ganga river. At present, we do not confirm the Kund connected to the Ganga river. In this temple, there is a lot of small temples and gods. So, I thinking you must come to this Durga Temple to take Maa Duga Darshan. The location of this temple is Durgakund, Varanasi and it is far from Cantt, Varanasi is near about 10 km.
7. New Vishwanath Temple
New Vishwanath Temple is also known as Shri Vishwanath Temple. The Location of the Shri Vishwanath Temple is inside BHU, Varanasi. BHU’s full name is Banaras Hindu University. When Old Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple was destroyed several times by many emperors. Then Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya was planned to construct the New Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya has decided to the temple was constructed in the middle of the BHU Campus. In March 1966, the Birla family laid the first construction foundation. After a long time, the temple was completed in 1966. If you visit the old Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple then you should to go the New Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
8. Assi Ghat
In a short time, here is a ghat become so popular in the world. The world popular ghat is Assi Ghat. PM Narendra Damodardas Modi first time to come to the Assi Ghat, that time Assi ghat was unpopular. After PM Narendra Damodardas Modi visits the Assi Ghat becomes very popular in the world. Many tourists come to these ghats for research. Some tourists come for enjoying at the evening time. Some of the students doing painting in these ghats. But the interesting thing is that all people come to this ghat to see the beauty of the banks of the river Ganges.
Deer Park is one of the most famous in Varanasi. It is part of Sarnath. It is a mini zoo that has various kinds of animals and birds. The name of the zoo is a sign of peace. Because Gautam Buddha believed that the deer is a sign of peace. Gautam Buddha taught the first lesson of religion to his disciples in this park. That’s why this park is very popular in the world. That’s also a reason for the public comes from all over the world come to feel the peace of this park. If you like a place of peace then you should visit this park.
10. Sarnath Museum
The Sarnath Museum is one of the oldest museums in India. It is also the oldest site of the Archaeological Survey of India. This museum kept about 6,832 sculptures and artifacts. It is a big museum and it contains 05 galleries and 02 verandahs. All the antiquities from the 3rd century BCE to the 12th century AD have been displayed which are also found in Sarnath. In this museum, you get a collection of sculptures, edifices, and artifacts. You can see the images of Buddha, Bodhisattva, and other ancient remains. So, come to Sarnath Museum and take the brief knowledge about buddha.
11. Manikarnika Ghat
Manikarnika Ghat is a ghat alongside the Ganga river. In this ghat, all public get salvation. It tops all cremation ghats in Varanasi. It is said that any person who has the last farewell in this Ghat, directly attains salvation. In Hinduism, after the death of any person, his soul goes for another creature. Because life is a circle where our soul walking to this circle. When anybody gets the salvation of his life then he gets out of the life circle. Generally, it’s difficult to get salvation because it depends on your good work in your life. I’ll just say for you in one line that “you should come to this ghat at night and feel the silence”.