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tgblog Sep 21 2016

Let’s take a weekend bus trip to Varanasi

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Weekend getaways to destinations like Goa, Pondicherry, Andamans are over-rated. India has a lot more places to be explored. Bus journeys are becoming next popular medium to commute or shuttle, these days many prefer instant online bus ticket booking as trains reserving seats not that easy and flights charges are sometimes not too affordable. Today we will talk about such beautiful not so popular place that you can visit on your next trip.



Varanasi Ramnagar is a small city in Varanasi locale in Uttar Pradesh. Ramnagar has a fortification known as Ramnagar Fort which is still the living abode of King of Varanasi (Benares). He was known as Kashi Naresh, meaning lord of Kashi (Ancient name of Benaras. Ramnagar Fort and its exhibition hall are the archives of the historical backdrop of the lords of Benares and since the eighteenth century has been the home of Kashi Naresh. Indeed, even today the Kashi Naresh is profoundly venerated by the general population of Benares. He is the religious head and the general population of Benares thinks of him as the incarnation of Lord Shiva. He is likewise the chief social benefactor and an important persona of every religious festival. Ramnagar is the mainstream for Ramlila that is held every year under the aegis of King of Varanasi. Followers of Rama or the people who love mythology, this is the best place to quench your thirst. There are a number of busses that run from Chennai to Varanasi.

Ramlila (literally “Rama’s lila or play”) is a folk drama of the life of Rama, ending up in a ten-day battle between Rama and Ravana, as described in the Hindu religious epic, the Ramayana. A tradition that originates from the Indian subcontinent, the play is staged annually often over ten or more successive nights, during the auspicious period of ‘Sharad Navratras’, which marks the commencement of the autumn festive period, starting with the Dussehra festival. And this week marks the festival of Ramlila in Varanasi. What can be more auspicious and enjoyable trip than a visit such a place this festive season?

Sita haran

Sita haran

As of late Ramnagar has developed as a most loved spot for shooting films in view of the grand area of the Ramnagar Fort (home of the King of Varanasi) close to the Ganges. Chokher Bali is one of the famous motion pictures shot here. Over a million travelers arrive every year for the inconceivable parades and exhibitions of Ramlila sorted out by Kashi Naresh. The Ramlila of Ramnagar essentially worked by Maharaja of Banaras with the assistance of Pt. Laxmi Narayan Pandey and his social family every year. It is one of the glorious show which happens once in the year every time. The venues are all around scattered crosswise over Ramnagar, Lanka, Janakpuri, PAC and a few little territories.

Do something different from others, travel to not so popular places; enjoy the sight and culture. Book bus tickets with Ticketgoose.com to enjoy the trip at an affordable cost.

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