Varanasi City Guide
Varanasi, the contemporary of Nineveh and Babylon, derives its name from Rivers Varuna and Asi. Subah-e-Banaras is something one cannot resist while on visit to Varanasi. Its colourful ghats, the morning aartis, chants and ringing bells at various temples reverberate spiritual senses. Varanasi is the heart of the Hindus where they believe that if they die here they will attain moksha (salvation). Varanasi is situated along River Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. Famous for Banarsi Paan and Banarsi Silk, it has inspired various Bollywood songs. Temples and ghats being the major attractions of Varanasi, the Ram Nagar Fort, Benaras Hindu University, Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary also catches the attention of the visitors of the city. Know more about the city's spiritual past, the tourists places and various utilities and services that Varanasi has for offer.