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Top 10 Places to Visit in Varanasi

 


»1. Kashi Vishwanath Mandir

This temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kashi Vishwanath is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

Distance from LBS airport: 25 KM

Opening hours: 4 AM to 11 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Not allowed inside


»2. Dashashwamedh Ghat

This Ghat is the main ghat in Varanasi on the Ganga River. Every evening at 7 pm an elaborate Ganga aarti ceremony with puja, fire, and dance is staged here.

Distance from LBS airport: 24.8 KM

Opening hours: 24 Hours

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


»3. Ramnagar Fort Museum

Ramnagar Fort is a fortified building made with cream-colored sandstone. This fort is built in Mughal style architecture. The fort includes a museum, Dakshin Mukhi Hanuman temple, Durbar Hall , Veda Vyasa temple, open courtyards, big astronomical clock, carved balconies, and pavilions.

Distance from LBS airport: 31.2 KM

Opening hours: All days of the week

Best time to visit: October to March

Entry fee: Free | Museum Fee: Rs. 20 for Indians & Rs. 150 For foreigners

Photography: Not allowed inside


»4. Bharat Kala Bhavan

This Bhavan was established on 1st January 1920. It has been instrumental in collecting art and is one the important tourist attractions in the Varanasi Uttar Pradesh.

Distance from LBS airport: 30 KM

Opening hours: 10 AM to 5.30 PM All days of the weeks open except Saturday, Sunday and University Holidays

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Rs. 10 for Indians & Rs. 150 Foreigners

Photography: Not allowed


»5. Chaukhandi Stupa

This Stupa is one of the important Buddhist Stupas located at Sarnath. It is built to mark the place where Lord Buddha met his first disciples as he traveled from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath.

Distance from LBS airport: 25 KM

Opening hours: 6 AM to 6 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: October to March.

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


»6. Kaal Bhairav Mandir

This temple is known as the most ancient temple of Varanasi. The temple is dedicated to one of the fiercest forms of Lord Shiva.

Distance from LBS airport: 24 KM

Opening hours: 5 AM to 1:30 PM / 3:30 PM to 10 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


»7. Dhamek Stupa

This Stupa was built in 500 CE. Dhamek Stupa is one of the most famous and Buddhist stupas located in Sarnath near Varanasi.

Distance from LBS airport: 23.3 KM

Opening hours: 6 AM to 5 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: October to March.

Entry fee: Indians Rs.5 for Indians, Rs. 100 for Foreigners

Photography: Allowed / 25 RS


»8. Bharat Mata Mandir

Bharat Mata Mandir was constructed in the year 1936 by freedom fighter Babu Shiv Prasad Gupta. It was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. Bharat Mata Temple is unique, has an attractive and immense map of the Mother India.

Distance from LBS airport: 23 KM

Opening hours: 9:30 AM to 8 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


»9. Tulsi Manas Mandir

This temple is one of the most famous temples in the holy city of Varanasi, UP. The Tulsi Manas Mandir was constructed in white marble and landscaping all around the temple

Distance from LBS airport: 27 KM

Opening hours: 5:30 AM to 12 PM / 3:30 PM to 9 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Not allowed inside


»10. Sant Ravidas Ghat

Sant Ravidas Ghat is the southernmost and largest ghat in Varanasi, UP.

Distance from LBS airport: 29 KM

Opening hours: 24 Hours

Best time to visit: October to March.

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


Best time to visit Varanasi: October and March.

It is one of the major tourist destinations in Uttar Pradesh.

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