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Top 14 places to see in Varanasi

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The Chowk Full review

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Harishchandra Ghat Full review
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Prominent Cremation Place in Varanasi: This is one of the oldest and most prominent ghats in Varanasi and is located at the banks of River Ganges. Hindus from far-flung places bring the dead bodies of their loved ones here for cremation. There is legend attributed to this ghat that says that the person whose dead body gets cremated at this ghat will get salvation.

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Dashaswamedh Ghat Full review
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Bustling with activity: One of Varanasi’s most vibrant and vivid ghats, its name comes from the legend that Brahma sacrificed ten horses here. Teeming with flower sellers, massage and boat owners, it is a wonderful place to take a walk and enjoy the atmosphere.
Dashashwamedh Ghat is the main ghat in Varanasi on the Ganga River. It is located close to Vishwan… [..]

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Manikarnika Ghat Full review
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Main Burning Ghat in Varanasi: Life is to end. Your strength, vigour, beauty and brilliance are all to perish. The one who moves has to rest at last. There are places that remind one of the mortality of life; Manikarnika Ghat is one of them. It is a main burning ghat in Varanasi and a promising place for a Hindu to be cremated.
Manikarnika Ghat is one of the ghats in Varanasi and is most known for being a place of Hindu crem… [..]

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Sarnath Full review
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The Place of Buddha's First Sermon: Sarnath is the sacred point where 2,500 years ago the Buddha first unraveled the four sublime truths and eightfold paths to end sorrow, obtain inner peace and ultimately achieve "Nirvana". It is a popular pilgrimage destination for the Buddhists and a meditative place for those wandering in the quest for inner peace and tranquillity.
Sarnath is a city located 13 kilometres north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges an… [..]

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Sarnath Museum Full review
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Rare Buddhist Artefacts: The museum has an extensive collection of sculptures, artefacts and ancient remains belonging to the Buddhist religion. One of the major highlights is a stunning sculpture of the Buddha dating back to the 5th-century. The statue sits cross-legged in deep meditation. Another attraction is the Ashokan Pillar which holds four lions sitting back-to-back. The symbol is regarded as the National …
Sarnath Museum is the oldest site museum of Archaeological Survey of India. It houses the findings … [..]

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Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum Full review
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A delight for Esthetes (Art Lovers): It is an archaeological museum that offers a fascinating insight into the history and culture of the Ganges region. It has some of the finest collection of rare artefacts, sculptures, and miniature paintings. It is an absolute feast for the art-lovers and history buffs.
Bharat Kala Bhavan is an art and archeological museum located in Banaras Hindu University, Varanas… [..]

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Godowlia Road
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Bodhi Tree
Travel picture of Bodhi Tree The Bodhi Tree also known as Bo and "peepal tree" was a large and very old s…
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Tulsi Manas Mandir Colony
Tulsi Manas Mandir is one of the most famous temples in the holy city of Vara…
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Golden Temple
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Durga Mandir
Travel picture of Durga Mandir Durga Mandir , also known as Durga Kund Mandir, Durga Temple and also monkey te…
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Sankat Mochan Hanuman Te…
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple is one of the sacred temples of the Hindu god Hanu…
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Bharat Mata Mandir
Bharat Mata Mandir is located on the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith campus in …
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