By Road Normal buses from Anand Vihar, ISBT, Delhi tune-up visitors headed for Varanasi. Situated on NH 2 between DelhiKolkata, Varanasi is on 809 km (503 m) from Delhi and 681 km (423) from Kolkata. NH 56 connects the city to Lucknow which is concerning 300 km (186 m) away. Kanpur 320 km (199 m) and Allahabad 125 km (77 m) are the further places that are well linked to town. The place is also well linked to other cities in UP and Bihar.
By Rail Complete by Varanasi Junction and Mughal Sarai Junction, Varanasi is well linked to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai in the middle of new cities by rail.
By Air The airport is 27 km from city. Regular taxi fare is about Rs 300. Varanasi is well linked by Delhi, Jaipur, Kathmandu, Khajuraho, Kolkata and Agra.
Varanasi is the cultural capital of India. A city with immense religious and spiritual significance. On the bank of the holy river Ganges, it features among few of the oldest existing cities in the world. In this glorious city is located the iconic Kashi Vishwanath Temple – a temple that has the Jyotirlinga of Shiva, Vishweshwara or Vishwanatha. A darshan of the Jyotirlinga is considered a soul-cleansing experience for devotees.
The holy and ancient city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh has over 100s of ghats and the Dashashwamedh Ghat is perhaps the most important of them all. This spectacular ghat is among the oldest and located the bank of the river Gange. ‘The river front of the ten sacrificed horses’, is the literal meaning of this ghat located close to the iconic and old Vishwanath Temple.
When in Varanasi, a visit to the Dashashwamedh Ghat bec...