Varanasi’s liveliest and most colourful ghat is Dashashwamedh Ghat, easily reached at the end of the main road from Godaulia Crossing. The name indicates that Brahma sacrificed (medh) 10 (das) horses (aswa) here. In…
Harishchandra Ghat is a cremation ghat – smaller and secondary in importance to Manikarnika, but one of the oldest ghats in Varanasi.
The attractive New Vishwanath Temple, unlike most temples in Varanasi, is open to all, irrespective of religion.
The small Durga Temple was built in the 18th century by a Bengali maharani and is stained red with ochre.
The modern marble, sikhara -style Tulsi ManasTemple's walls are engraved with verses and scenes from the Ram Charit Manas, the Hindi version of the Ramayana.
The Bharat Mata Temple, built in 1918, has an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent inside.
One of Varanasi's oldest and most important churches.