The best tourist place in India for history buffs and peace seekers
Varanasi may not be on the list of places to visit in India before you turn 30, but the beautiful ghats, the aartis and prayers, a boat ride along the calm banks could change this picture forever.
Best time to visit: October to February
How to reach
By air: Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport of Varanasi is well-connected to Delhi and Mumbai.
By rail: Kashi Railway Station and Varanasi Junction are the two major rail heads of the city.
By road: State-run and private buses regularly ply between Varanasi and the nearby cities.
Attractions: Assi Ghat, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Manmandir Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, and Durga Temple