Top 5 things to do in Varanasi for a lifetime experience: Know about its History
When someone says Varanasi, the only thing that comes to our mind is sacred. Varanasi is the land of Aghoris and also the oldest living city and it is considered one of the holiest cities in Hinduism. It is such a place you just cannot afford to miss to visit. Varanasi will not only refresh your mind but will certainly leave you spellbound with its various cultural diversities.
Read that again- So, if you planning to visit Varanasi, here are the top 5 things that you can do! Check out the list, it will come really handy.
Morning at Varanasi is always full of life and light. Do watch Subah-e-Banaras and start your day with new hopes, aspirations and strength. It takes place at Assi Ghat. During the summer season it begins from 5am and during winter season it starts from 5:40am. Also, don’t miss to drink lemon tea there.
2. Ganga Aarti
This is totally a must-do if you visit Varanasi. It takes place at Dashashwamedh Ghat every day, during the sunset. Ganga aarti is done to show humility to God’s divine form. If you book a boat from the ghat it will just add on to your experience. Watching Ganga aarti is a complete visual treat that should on the top of your list. The environment around is so pure and spiritual that you just cannot miss.
3. Pamper your taste buds
When it comes to food, then this holy city has a lot to boast about. Begin with flavoursome Kachori Sabzi. In Varanasi, you can find the shop of Kachori Sabzi in every nook and corner of the city. But the best you can find at Kachori gali and Ram bhandar. If you love street food, then do not miss to visit Deena Chaat Bhandar. It is a very popular shop where you just cannot stop yourself from trying different dishes. If you are visiting during winters then don’t miss a chance to try malaiyyo it is one of the popular winter desserts in Varanasi. It is served in Purvas or Kulhad. Banarsiya Paan is something which you just cannot let go. Banarasi Paan is famous all around the globe. If you are a great Chai addict then do head towards Laxmi Chai Toast at Chowk.
4. Row your boat
Try to make your stay near the ghats and experience Varanasi at its best. Book or rent a boat and roam around the ghats. On your way you will come across too many activities. It will surely be an overwhelming experience.
5. Banaras ki Galliyan
You must have surely heard about Banaras ki Galliyan once in a lifetime. Along with exploring different parts of Varanasi getting lost in the narrow alleys of the city will be fun too. You never know what you will come across while wandering around, but whatever happens you can be certain that it will be extraordinary fascinating.
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