Varanasi India

By virtue of its ancient culture and tradition, Varanasi forms a great hub of travel and tourist attractions.

About Varanasi India

Varanasi is one of those places that you must visit at least once in your life. Wondering around the city will change forever your understanding of time, of priorities and of life itself. Learn more about its history, his religious importance in the Hindu world and some of its most important festivals. We are waiting for you!!!:)

Varanasi (also known as banaras) is the most visited pilgrimage destination in all of India.It is One of the seven Holy Cities, one of the twelve Jyotir Linga sites and also a Shakti Pitha site, it is the most favored place for Hindus to die and be cremated. Myths and hymns speak of the waters of the Ganges River as the fluid medium of Shiva's divine essence and a bath in the river is believed to wash away all of one's sins. The particular river-side location of Banaras is considered especially potent because, in less than six miles (ten kilometers), the Ganges is met by two other rivers, the Asi and the Varana. Commenting of this specific location of varanasi along the river Ganges, the Hindu scripture Tristhalisetu explains that,