Hanuman Ghat Varanasi
Hanuman Ghat is associated with various Hindu religious activities and hence contributes a lot to Varanasi's social life. Hanuman Ghat is a must-see place for those who want to see and experience Hindu 'akharas' and their positive contribution in Hindu way of life and, thus, national integration. In this perspective, Hanuman Ghat on the bank the Ganges holds a respectable place in Varanasi tourism
History of Hanuman Ghat, Varanasi
The Hanuman Ghat was previously called Rameshwaram Ghat because it is popularly believed that Lord Sri Ram created this Ghat with his own hands. There is another well known belief that the Vaishnavaite pilgrim called Vallabhacharya meditated over here for many years. He used to preach the glories of Lord Krishna to his followers by sitting at the Hanuman Ghat.
How to Reach Varanasi
Varanasi is the cultural capital of India and the melting pot of Indian civilization. Varanasi or Benaras has a well-developed transport network and is well connected to all the major Indian cities and states by air, road and rail.
Best time to visit Varanasi
Best time to be in Varanasi is October – February end. Temperature dips down to chilly cold and people can be seen fully covered in woolens. Cold winds coming from Himalayas and the water of Ganges makes it a pleasantly cool place to spend days here.