India Tourism in Ancient City of Varanasi
Varanasi is the name of an old city in India, precisely located at the southeastern edge of the river Ganges, the state capital of Lucknow. The ancient city of Varanasi is considered as a holy city by Buddhists and Jains, and known as Banaras or Benares. Varanasi city is also known as city of temples, religious city, and the city of science, because many universities are built that can attract students from around the world.
Besides being known as the holy city, the ancient city of Varanasi is also a religious center and a center of Hindu culture since thousands of years ago. The city has an unique culture, and other types of Indian classical music and art, so that makes the city of Varanasi as a tourist culture that attracted many local and foreign tourists. More than one million tourists visiting the city of Varanasi every year, and they always take part in religious rituals as well as swimming in the River Ganges are very famous.