The sole entry point to Agra Fort, and where you buy your entrance ticket.
- Amar Singh Gate
- Ahalya Bai's Ghat
This minor ghat was named after the female Maratha ruler of Indore.
- Pandhey Ghat
Lots of laundry is spread to dry at this ghat along the Ganges.
- Bachraj Ghat
This small ghat is marked by three Jain temples.
- Ram Janam Bhumi
This is the highly contentious spot said to be the site of Lord Rama's birth. Security here is staggering (think crossing from West Bank into Israel!)…
The large, shady zoo is depressing, with animals pacing up and down in their small enclosures, but you must enter it if you want to visit Lucknow’s fine…
This decaying and empty watchtower looks like a medieval painting of the Tower of Babel. Known as Satkhanda, it has only four storeys because construction…
- Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir
When complete, this Hindu temple should be the tallest religious monument in the world, at around 700ft tall. Construction is underway but will take years.
- Gate 2
Foreigners should enter gate 2 (the Hindu exit) for access to Vishwanath Temple.
- Dalai Lama Bell
A large bell erected in honour of the Dalai Lama on the grounds of ancient Kushinagar, near Maharparinirvana Stupa.
- Buddha Ghat
This small ghat on the Hiranyavati River was built in remembrance of Buddha's cremation near the river banks.
- Gai Ghat
A painted stone Nandi statue and lingam mark this ghat north of the mosque.
- Dandi Ghat
The Dandi Ghat is used by austere ascetics known as Dandi Panths.
- St Thomas' Church
One of Varanasi's oldest and most important churches.
- Tamolon's Tomb
A small Mughal tomb of unknown origin.