RAMNAGAR FORT

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13th Nov 2018
Day 1

Ramnagar Fort is located near the bank of Ganga river in Varanasi city of UP. The main thing about this is here biggest and most unique Ram-Lila of India is celebrated every year during the festival of Dusshera. The duration of Ram Lila is 30 days, not 9 or 10 days like in other cities. Not only this even Ram Lila of Ramnagar has got a tag of UNESCO.

HOW TO REACH :

There are two nearest railway stations one is Din Dyal Upadhaya/DDU ( Mughal sari ) and the second one is VARANASI junction /BSB. You can take an auto in share or book a cab. In share, the auto will charge Rs 30 per person. Also, you can take an auto from BHU Lanka (Rs10 per person).

TIMINGS :

It remains open throughout the week (Mon-Sun) from 10 AM to 5 PM. Best time to visit Varanasi is winters. And the best time to visit here is during Dusshera festival. It will take max 1-1.5 hours to wander the fort. Entry fee is Rs50 per person. Actually, the entry fee is for the museum otherwise it is free.

WHAT TO DO :

Actually, the fort museum is very dirty and not properly maintained. So it is not worth a visit unless you are for many days in Varanasi. But must a visit if you are in Dusshera month. Best you can do is sit on the opposite side of the fort and enjoy the view of the Ganga river and bridge.

Opposite Side of fort

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Picture Perfect

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Entry fees for museum

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Old car in Museum

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Museum

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Opposite side of fort

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

View of Ganga from Fort

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

View of fort and Ganga from the bridge

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Bridge over Ganga river

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Ramnagar

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Shooting place of Ranjana movie (closed for tourists)

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Ramnagar Fort

Photo of Ramnagar Fort Museum, Ram nagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
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