Kashi Vishwanath and other must visit temples of Varanasi

Temples of Varanasi

The ancient name of Varanasi is Kashi, which means ‘the luminous one’ or ‘city of the light’. It derived its name from ‘Kasha’ which actually means ‘brightness’. The brightness is referred to the glow emitting from the Shiva, who is established here in the form of Linga “The Pillar of light”. The new name Varanasi … Read moreKashi Vishwanath and other must visit temples of Varanasi

Varanasi Travel Guide – Best Places to Visit, Stay & Eat

Points of Interest in Varanasi for Sightseeing

This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a small commission for purchases or booking made through these links at no extra cost to you whatsoever. Varanasi was previously known as Banaras and Kashi, locals still call it Banaras. Varanasi is famous for its Ghats on Ganga river, temples, silk Sarees, and its food. Banaras … Read moreVaranasi Travel Guide – Best Places to Visit, Stay & Eat

Safety and travel tips before you travel to Varanasi

Safety and travel tips before you travel to Varanasi

In India whenever anyone mentions traveling to Varanasi, it is considered they are going for the religious purpose. Varanasi is one of the holiest and oldest cities in the world. Ghats on Ganga river are the lifeline of Varanasi and most of the activities revolves around them. Ganga river and Kashi Vishwanath temple are two … Read moreSafety and travel tips before you travel to Varanasi

Ghats of Varanasi and Ganga River

Ghats of Varanasi

Ganga ghats of Varanasi are considered the most holy place in the city. Ghats were my favorite place to stroll and see the life around Ganga. There is so much to see and experience for tourist and devotees. Ghats of Varanasi and Ganga river are the lifelines of Varanasi. What are Ghats? Ghats are the … Read moreGhats of Varanasi and Ganga River