It is believed that Varanasi or Benaras or Kashi is the oldest city in India which was created by Lord Shiva. Varanasi tourism is known for its spiritualism, culture, and traditions and is one of the most popular destinations for pilgrims in India. Kashi is famous for its temples and Ram Nagar Fort. It is regarded as a holy city by all the Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and people from diverse faiths and beliefs. It has remained the religious center in North India for years and is the origin hometown of some of the most famous Indian philosophers, writers, poets as well as musicians. Varanasi also has Buddhist influences as Gautama Buddha gave his first sermon at Sarnath.
This tourist destination is located on the banks of River Ganga, where worshippers meditate and pray to the Lord. Its ghats are peaceful places to sit and relax and meditate, famous names include the Assi Ghat, Dashashwamedh Ghat, and Manikarnika Ghat, places of great religious importance. Varanasi is also a famous center for higher learning because of the Benaras Hindu University and also has the Academy for Indian Classical music.
Varanasi is a land of legends, being the hometown of artistes like Kabir Das, Tulsi Das, and Bismillah Khan. If culture is your calling, and your faith is your passion, let Flying Squirrel Holidays plan this religious holiday for you