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Varanasi Travel Guide

Varanasi, also known as Banaras and Kashi, is located on the banks of the River Ganges in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the seven holy cities of India and an important pilgrimage place for the Hindus and the Jains. According to the myths, the city is believed to be 3000 years old.
Major tourist attractions include Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Parshvanath Jain Temple, Dasaswamedh Ghat, Assi Ghat, Gyanvapi Mosque and many more. The best time to visit is in the months between November and February. The most important festivals that are celebrated in Varanasi are Chhath Pooja, Diwali and Maha Shivratri. The Ganga Aarti that takes place every evening at the ghats of Varanasi is a sight to behold. The cultural and religious influence the city of Varanasi reflects is what attracts tourists from different parts of the country.
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How to reach from airport to hotel premiere plaza near sankat mochan mandir, varanasi?
Distance between airport to sankat mochan mandir approx 26 km take the taxi or auto which will drop to your location.
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We are a married couple but having local id proof. Can you suggest a good hotel?
Hotel Gautam is good...If you are married couples then dont worry even if u have local ids.
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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?
Dear Guest, Greetings from Hotel Zeeras, Varanasi! It is safe to travel and just hire a prepaid cab for safe journey. Thanking you Hotel Zeeras
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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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