Monuments in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi Monuments

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Panch Ganga Ghat Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Being sacred place where Ramanand gave his lessons

As it is very clear from the name, PanchgangaGhat is the situated at the merging point of five sacred rivers – the Ganga, the Saraswati, the Yamuna, the Kirna and the Dhupapapa. This enorm...

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Ramnagar Fort Heritage, Pilgrim

Famous for: Magnificent fort and houses a Durbar Hall

There is only one fort in Varanasi to attract you and that is Ramnagar Fort. It is located at the opposite bank of holy river Ganga and was built by Maharaja Balwant Singh in 18th cen...

Alamgir Mosque Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Perfect blend of Hindu and Persian style of architecture

Alamgir Mosque is also one of the main attractions for tourists in Varanasi and a holy place for all the Muslims from the country. This unique and enticing mosque was built by the Mughal emperor...

Jantar Mantar Heritage

Famous for: Consecrated with the motto to perform accurate measurements

JantarMantar in Varanasi is also main attraction for tourists and was built by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur in 1737. This monument is an observatory and was outcome of great passion of Maharaja ...

Man Mandir Ghat Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Small Observatory and great sacred place

Actually, Man Mandir Ghat was constructed in 1600 but original attraction was gained by it after renovation done by Raja Savai Man Singh in 19th century. The Ghat got its name after t...

Assi Ghat Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Lord Shiva Lingam situated down a big Peepal tree

Another not to be missed Ghat in Varanasi is Assi Ghat. It is the Ghat located at the merging point of Assi River and River Ganga and is famous as the southernmost Ghat. The main attraction of t...

Durbhanga Ghat Heritage, Pilgrim

Famous for: Religious rituals performed with great devotion

This famous Ghat in Varanasi is located at the southern nook of Dashaswamedh Ghat. This Ghat holds it importance as it is one of the main Ghats to perform religious rituals connected with the de...

Hanuman Ghat Heritage, Pilgrim

Famous for: Lord Rama dedicated this religious site to his main disciple Lord Hanuman

Hanuman Ghat in Varanasi is also one of the most striking sites and was formerly known as the Rameshwaram ghat. According to some legends, it was believed that the ghat was constructed by Lord R...

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