Varanasi is considered all over the world to be one of the leading destinations in India, but is mainly seen as a pilgrimage town that shows us weird rituals, the pilgrims bathing in the shockingly polluted Ganges, the pseudo-spiritual sale of Sadhus The hungry dope crowd of hippies and so on has a lot to sell to gullible aliens the dead body of the giats to a tourist who is in a position to disperse the prejudices and misunderstandings generating flagrant misinformation.
The top ten spots to be seen in varanasi ‘s list are aimed at the unveiling of the rich kaleidoscope used to decorate the cultural and social textile of varanasi. The list is not extensive and shows just Varanasi’s rich historical landscape and includes some of the ‘best places to explore in Varanasi.’
1) Varanasi Ghats:
Varanasi spirit is the ghats along the Ganges River. The ghats are primarily a kaleidoscope of religious customs and practices that form the philosophy of Varanasi, 84 ghats – large , rectangular steps to the river banks. Some were built as early as the 12th century when others came from a more recent period.
2) Kashi Vishwanath Temple:
In 1835, the maharaja ranjit singh gave 1,000 kg of gold and was initially bouled out of an indore in 1776 by the maharani ahilya devi. In a silver altar, “Shivalinga,” 60 cm high and 90 cm wide in the temple.
3) St. Mary’s Church:
Possibly St. Mary’s is North India’s oldest Protestant Church outside Calcutta. Daniel Corrie laid the foundation stone on April 29th 1810. Situated on 11.25 hectares of land, this magnificent church is traditionally built on monuments on the campus of British soldiers dead in battle. The chapel of Santa Maria is situated on the spiral ‘s tower in the canton Varanasi, and three open doors, alternating with two bays with white plaster niches, are the portal projections of this church under the cornices.
4) Manikarnika Ghat:
Manikarnika Ghat is also known as “Mahashamsana” or the “Big World Cremation Fund,” where dead people from around the world are carried to be cremated with stone. It is the fire that crems those in the ghat of manikarnika who are meant to attain moksha and their souls are freed from the never ending process of birth and death. This is the fire that has burnt out over decades.
5) Bharat Kala Bhavan:
Archeological Museum on the center of its banaras university. The Museum was established in 1920 and has an extensive collection of over 100,000 items, such as paintings, text, costumes, ornamental paintings, Indian philatelics and archival and literary materials. The ground floor is lined with numismatological gallery, archeological gallery, decorative art gallery and galleries on Alice Boner and M. Through the Ages. K. Gupta. K. Gupta. Several gallery extensions such as the Gallery of Documents and Literary Materials, the Textile and Costumes Gallery and a Metal Objects section are also suggested.
6) Ramnagar Fort:
The King of Kashi or Varanasi ‘s home is built in the middle ages. Made of red sandstone, the fort includes a Museum of Vintage Vehicles, Royal Palcades, a Sword and Old Wave Armory, Ivory Works, and antique timepieces. The artwork, golden-plated howdahs and arms is also on display.
7) Chunar Fort:
Founded in Madhya Pradesh, by Maharaja Vikramaditya King Ujjain, it was Babar’s fortress followed by Humayun, Humayun and Shershah Suri, Aurangzeb, and the British. Fortification Chunar is installed from Chunar land level at the height of 80” to 175”. The field of the fort is around. Twenty four hour sq. The yard is 800 yard and 133 to three hundred yard width. The Chunar Fort is 42 kilometers from the city of Varanasi. Within the fortified sonva mandap and raja bharti hari samadhi bevan khamba are worth visiting and the solar watch.
One of its most significant Buddhist pilgrimage and heritage sights is a small town just 12 kilometers from the Varanasi railway junction. Sarnath. This was the first sermon that the Lord Buddha had issued. The ruins of the ancient Buddhist monasteries were excavated by the famous Indian Lion symbol museum with huge stupas of archeologically significant objects like dhamek and chaukhandi stupas and many Buddhist temples that had been built there in Japanese China, Tibet, Cambodia, amongst others, can be found in Sarnath.
9) Nepali Temple:
On the river bank Ganges, this special temple sits on Lalita Ghat. The temple was commissioned by the King of Nepal and was developed by the workers brought in from Nepal to build this masterpiece in Nepalian architecture. In Nepal is also the wood used for the temple. The wood used for the temples is particularly distinguished by the absence of termites. The temple has magnificent woodworks, and erotic wooden sculptures are built in its outer columns and in the erotic sculptures and is known as the Mini Khajuraho. The ‘Kaathwala’ temple is also a common name for this temple.
10) Lakhania Dari Caves and Waterfall:
The lovely small hills of the Vindhyanchal Mountains are located about 45 km from Varanasi. In the hills lies a splendid waterfall which drains into a little clear lake of waters. The Lakhania Dari is that. There is a small stream from the lake and large rocks are scattered along the two kilometers long walk from the lake to the waterfall. Ancient caves are visually pleasure to nature and explorer on the rocky side of the hills around the area.