About Varanasi

Varanasi (Hindustani pronunciation: [ʋaːˈraːɳəsi] also known as Benares, Banaras (Banāras [bəˈnaːrəs] , or Kashi (Kāśī [ˈkaːʃi] , is a city on the banks of the Ganges in the Uttar Pradesh state of North India. The spiritual capital of India, it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism. Varanasi lies along National Highway 2, which connects it to Kolkata, Kanpur, Agra, and Delhi, and is served by Varanasi Junction and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport.

Places to visit in Varanasi;- Janter Manter, Ram Nagar Fort, Ghats, Temples & Mosques.