A major religious hub of the country situated on the bank of river Ganga, is also known by Banaras or Kashi. The city got the name from two Ganga tributaries Varuna and Assi flowing in northern and southern shores in the city borders. The main attraction includes Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Ganga aarti, Banarasi silk and the sweets.
The city is connected with air, road and rail from Lucknow, Allahabad and other major cities. Suggested to find accommodation nearby ghats to avoid travel and transport includes mainly auto-rikshaws, bargaining is must here.