Varanasi
in Vārānasi of Uttar Pradesh, India

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
25.317 and 83.010 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 25° 19' 0" and E 83° 0' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - INR
Spoken languages:
English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Sanskrit, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:43 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:42 am and 6:17 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for India in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to India.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2020-04-07 07:21:47

Delve into Varanasi

Varanasi in Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh) with it's 1,164,404 habitants is located in India about 424 mi (or 682 km) south-east of New Delhi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Varanasi is now 09:43 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Varanasi. The closest airport in India is Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Patna, Siddharthanagar, Lucknow, Pyuthan and Ranchi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 39°C / 102 °F

Morning Temperature 39°C / 102 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 98 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 8%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

40°C (103 °F)
31°C (87 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 9th of April 2020

40°C (103 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Few clouds, calm.

Friday, 10th of April 2020

39°C (103 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Ramada Plaza JHV Varanasi

Address
1,2 mi
The Mall
226001 The Mall Avenue,Lucknow
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


BrijRama Palace

Address
0,8 mi
Over Darbhanga House Ghat, Near Munshi Ghat, Bangali Tola
221001 Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Gateway Hotel Ganges

Address
1,2 mi
NADESAR PALACE, UTTAR PRADESH
221002 39 Gtd,Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Taj Nadesar Palace

Address
1,2 mi
NADESAR PALACE GROUNDS
221002 39 Gtd,Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The HHI

Address
1,3 mi
C-21/3 Maldahiya
221001 Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


WelcomHeritage Jukaso Ganges

Address
0,4 mi
CK-1/14, Patni Tola Chowk
221010 Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Central Residency

Address
1,2 mi
C 19/122 A K-A, Sigrathana Road, Varanasi
221001 Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Alka

Address
0,5 mi
D3/23, Meer Ghat
221001 Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Alka

Address
0,6 mi
D3/23, Meer Ghat, Dashashwamedh
221001 Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


A Palace on River - Rashmi guest House

Address
0,6 mi
D, 16/28-A, Manmandir Ghat
221001 Varanasi
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

INDIEN 02 Varanasi.flv

Published: March 07, 2012
Length: 59:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hansueli Holzer

Varanasi, die heiligste Stadt Indiens. Reisebericht von Hansueli Holzer.


One Day in VARANASI वाराणसी

Published: April 13, 2014
Length: 42:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KOSUKE HARADA

インド、聖地バラナシのとある一日。。。 I hope you watch my another india videos. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIPvyCI0XsKrwQkAdPabIhe4b4OsOuBJR.


Ganga River Bath, Varanasi, India

Published: January 09, 2014
Length: 11:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rodin Wu

2012 年初我在印度遇見Makoto,我們一同在瓦拉納西的恆河沐浴,這個體驗真的很棒。我並不鼓吹,但若你也有興趣體驗看看,那就別猶豫。甚麼都別...


Boat ride and Dashashwamedh Ghat, Varanasi

Published: February 05, 2013
Length: 40:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: indiavideodotorg

Morning boat ride on the Ganges across the ghats of Varanasi is one of the popular tourist attractions here. For more click here:- http://www.indiavideo.org/uttarpradesh/travel/boat-ride-ghat-varan...


Varanasi of India

Published: April 10, 2014
Length: 48:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Oscar Erdiansyah

A sneak peak to one of the most vibrant city in India, Varanasi.


Night in Varanasi.

Published: August 02, 2009
Length: 54:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Steve Kimberley

A boat trip for evening pooja on the ghats along the River Ganges in Varanasi, India. 20 March 2009.


Man Mandir Observatory Photo Slide Show

Published: August 08, 2013
Length: 40:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Varanasi Tourism Travels

Man Mandir Observatory is located at Man Mandir Ghat on the banks of River Ganga, much above the high water level next to the Dashashwamedha Ghat and adjoining the palace of Raja Jai Singh...


kashi 84 ghat (chaurasighat) Darshan Part 1

Published: April 03, 2013
Length: 34:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 9yug Technologies

kashi 84 ghat (chaurasighat) Darshan form a boat sailing in river ganga. A guide is telling about all these ghat history and story related to the ghat.


Вечерняя пуджа в Варанаси

Published: March 24, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alexey Efremov


Ganga

Published: September 21, 2018
Length: 21:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Prabhat Kumar Mishra


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Varanasi district

Varanasi district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, with Varanasi city as the district headquarters. Varanasi district is a part of Varanasi division. The district occupies an area of 1,535 km². The district has a population of 3,138,671 (2001 Census).

Located at 25.3333, 83 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Districts of Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi district

Ramnagar, Barabanki

Ramnagar is a town, tehsil and a nagar panchayat in Barabanki District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Located at 25.28, 83.03 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in Barabanki district

Varanasi Junction railway station

Varanasi Junction, popularly known as Varanasi Cantt Railway Station is the major rail hub in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the busiest railway stations in India.

Located at 25.3265, 82.9858 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway junction stations in India, Railway stations in Varanasi district, Buildings and structures in Varanasi, Lucknow NR railway division, Transport in Varanasi

Malviya Bridge

Malviya Bridge, inaugurated in 1887 (originally called The Dufferin Bridge) is a double decker bridge over the Ganges at Varanasi. It carries rail track on lower deck and road on the upper deck. It is one of the major bridges on the Ganges and carries the Grand Trunk Road across the river. It has 7 spans of 350 ft and 9 spans of 110 ft long and it was the first bridge of its type constructed in the Indian sub-continent by the engineers of Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway Company (O&R Railway).

Located at 25.3224, 83.0346 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Varanasi, Bridges in Uttar Pradesh, Bridges over the Ganges, Bridges completed in 1887

Gyanvapi Mosque

Gyanvapi Mosque or Alamgiri Mosque (Hindi: ज्ञानवापी मस्जिद "The Well of Knowledge") is a mosque built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Its name is Alamgiri Mosque but is popularly known as Gyanvapi Mosque. It is located north of Dashaswamedh Ghat, near Lalita Ghat along the river Ganges in Varanasi

Located at 25.3112, 83.0105 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conversion of non-Muslim places of worship into mosques, Mughal architecture, Mosques in India, Visitor attractions in Varanasi, Islamic rule in the Indian subcontinent

Dr Sampurnanda Stadium

Dr Sampurnanda Stadium is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

Located at 25.3149, 82.9866 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Uttar Pradesh, Sports venues in Uttar Pradesh, Buildings and structures in Varanasi

Manduadih railway station

Manduadih railway station is situated in Manduadih region of Varanasi. It is one of the main station in Varanasi other being Varanasi Junction. Originating station of many trains.

Located at 25.2847, 82.9722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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