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Varanasi Travel Guide

The land of Moksh - Varanasi is popularly known as Kashi and Banaras. This one of the holiest cities of India is situated in...

The land of Moksh - Varanasi is popularly known as Kashi and Banaras. This one of the holiest cities of India is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is said that it was founded by Lord Shiva about 5000 years ago and is positioned charmingly on the west bank of Holy Ganges River. It has got its name from two sacred rivers Varuna situated at the north and Assi situated at the south of the city. The city is mentioned in the sacred epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. The travel guide Varanasi provides all the relevant information related to this holy city.

The significance of Varanasi lies in the faith of the people, those who die in Kashi will achieve salvation or Moksh. The city is crowded by numbers of Hindu devotees every day all round the year. The Varanasi travel guide gives all the details about this city. It is a perfect place for those who are stirred by Hindu beliefs, traditions, cultures and notions. They can have genuine life experiences, of the Hindu lifestyle and faith here. Varanasi is also renowned as a hub of silk weaving. The Paan, a mixture of betel leaves, areca nut, tobacco and lime, is a common chewing addiction in India but in Benaras it reaches artistic levels. There are a number of enchanting temples in the city that showcases the customs and religious belief of the Hindus. The city is also a major hub of art, craft, education as well as culture.

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I want good family hotels near to Parao,Please suggest some good hotels.
Dear sir Good family hotels near to Parao,Hotel Grapewine.
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I will be reaching Mughalsarai railway station at 11:30 PM with my family ,kindly let me know is it safe to travel to Varanasi at midnight?
Hotel VARANASI HERITAGE is very near from there & safe also because he is on the way & main road and ghat.
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Can u suggest some good hotels near varanasi railway station?
HOTEL AANVI PALACE...ITS A 5-7 MIN. WALKING DISTANCE FROM STATION.
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May I book hotel rooms in Varanasi as I'm also from Varanasi..So is this possible??
It is possible, but you need to check the hotel details.. Certain hotels will not allow same city IDs for checkin.. You should either call the hotel you're looking to book or look for couple friendly hotels if you want to book with local id's
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i am from lko and my female partner is from varanasi so can i book couple friendly room? If yes, pls suggest hotel?
Radisson Hotel is a good place to stay in Varanasi. However, you have to check the hotel policy regarding couple stay. Many hotels do not permit staying of unmarried couples in the same room. In any case, photo ID of all adults staying in hotel is required at the time of check-in.
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