Varanasi, Kashi, Benares - No matter what name you call it by, this is one of the oldest and the holiest cities in India. Most devout Indians have a dream of making the pilgrimage to Kashi, known as the Kashi Yatra, at least once in their lifetime.
Varanasi is also known for its ghats. Built by different kings at different times, these ghats are the real beauty that catches the eyes of everybody, including Bollywood and Hollywood cameramen. Though many of these building have been modified into hotels and restaurants. The charm still lies.
Being one of the oldest and holiest Indian cities, there are innumerable temples at Kashi - and each one of them has something interesting to tell you about India and her. But wait, Kashi is not only about temples and ghats. There is a lot more to see and enjoy - You can visit the beautiful fort at Ramnagar, take a wonderful boat ride down the Ganges, visit the Buddhist stupa at Sarnath, and buy some of the most beautiful sarees named after the city itself!