Hotel Tridev is one of the best places of hospitality, traditions & converge in Varanasi City which is overseeing at Kal Bhairavnath temple, VisheshwarGanj road in Varanasi, conveniently located for all business class, Leisure and pilgrim traveller, within a walkable distance to all the temples( Kashi Viswnath, Kal Bhairavnath, Saint Ravidas and Ghats ) and corporate offices, shopping market and places of entertainments.
KAL BHAIRAVNATH MANDIR
Kal Bhairavnath Temple is one of the ancient temples
ofLord Shiva that can be found in Varanasi. This temple has a strong link with the
history and culture of the city. Kal Bhairav Temple is the fiercest form of Lord
The deity is portrayed as a man wearing garlands made with human skull. It is
said that the death itself is afraid of this form of Lord Shiva. It is said Kal
Bhairav decides who has to stay in Varanasi and who should not.
The deity is portrayed as a man wearing garlands made with human skull. It is
said that the death itself is afraid of this form of Lord Shiva. It is said that Kal
Bhairav decides who has to stay in Varanasi and who should not. People of Varanasi get permission from the
deity before leaving the town for any reason. Anyone visiting Varanasi should visit the temple first and get permission to enter into Varanasi, according to
Lord Vishnu surrendered but Lord Brahma continued to stare at the light, which caused one of his heads to burn out. The light that
was created by Lord Shiva became a being called as Kal....
Kal walked around the world
with the head of Brahma in his hand. When he entered Kashi, the head dropped to the
ground and his sins washed away. Kaal stayed back in Varanasi.
Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma the three main Gods of Hinduism. Once,Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu got into a fight regarding who is the supreme among all three. All the Vedas pronounced Lord Shiva as the supreme power. Both Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma laughed at this conclusion. Shiva got angry and went into a rage that created a ferocious light.
Lord Vishnu surrendered but Lord Brahma continued to stare at the light, which caused one of his heads to burn out. The light that was created by Lord Shiva became a being called as Kal. Kal walked around the world with the head of Brahma in his hand. When he entered Kashi, the head dropped to the ground and his sins washed away. Kaal stayed back in Varanasi.
Distance from Hotel to Kal Bhairavnath Mandir:- 200 meter.
KASHI VISHWANATH TEMPLE
Kashi Vishwanath temple is an important temple
located in Varanasi. It is a famous shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, Hindu God. It is
one of the 12 holiest Shiva temples termed as Jyoti lingas. Varanasi is also called as
Kashi and Shiva is considered as the ruler of the universe. Vishwanath refers to the term
ruler of the universe.
The history of the temple starts with a legendary story. Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu got into an argument that broke into a fight about their supremacy. As a moderator, Lord Shiva took a form of light that pierced through three worlds. Shiva demanded them to find the tip of the light and the one who finds the tip of the light would be considered supreme. Vishnu took the form of a pig and dug down to find the tip and Lord Brahma rode up to find the tip. The place where Shiva's light pierced through the earth are the 12 jyoti lingas and this temple is one among those.
Opening time of the temple is: 3:00 am
- Mangala Aarti : 3 AM- 4 AM (Morning)
- Bhog Aarti : 11.15 AM to 12.20 PM (Day)
- Sandhya Aarti : 7 PM to 8.15 PM (Evening)
- Shringar Aarti : 9 PM to 10.15 PM (Night)
- Shayan Aarti : 10.30 PM to 11 PM (Night)
Distance from Hotel to Kashi Vishwanath Temple:- 1.5 KM
Dashashwamedh ghat is famous for great event named
Gange Aarti at each evening after sunset. Thousands of earthen lamps are immersed in
Gange water as a floating lamp which looks awesome and seems a great religious
the Hindu devotees.
The Gange aarti is a religious event which is performed at the bank of the Gange River by a group of young priests who become draped in a saffron color dress having puja thali and a big brass aarti lamp.
There are two mythologies about the ghat is that the Lord Brahma was created the Dashashwamedh ghat in order to welcome the Lord Shiva, and the second one is the Lord Brahma was sacrificed the ten horses in a yajna here.
The Dashashwamedh ghat was reconstructed by the Bajirao Pesava I in the year 1740 AD. It was later reconstructed by the Queen of the Indore (the princess Ahilyabai Holkar) in the year 1774. It is also believed that the ten horse sacrifice was done by the Bhara Shiva Naga rulers in the second century. This ghat is famous for the Agni Pooja which is held here daily in the evening by a group of the priest who are dedicated to the Lord Shiva, River Ganges, Surya, Agni as well as the whole universe. Tourists can see the excellent and colorful river front view. A group of sadhus can be seen performing religious activities at this ghat.
Distance from Hotel to Dashashwmegh Ghat:- 2.00 KM .
The Importance of Cremation in Hinduism
The burning of one's body upon their demise is fundamental in Hinduism, for the soul
purified and freed from the body. The cremation process is crucial in achieving
and the ritual's many stages must be completed correctly or the soul will not
to the afterlife.
It is one of the oldest ghats in Varanasi. The Manikarnika Ghat is mentioned in a
inscription of 5th century. It is revered in Hindu religion. When Mata Sati (Aadi
mata) sacrificed her life & set her body ablaze after Raja Daksh Prajapati (one of
sons of Lord Brahma) tried to humiliate Lord shiva in a Yagya practiced by Daksh.
Shiva took her burning body to the Himalaya. On seeing the unending sorrow of Lord
shiva, Vishnu sends the Divine chakra to cut the body into 51 parts which fall on
They are called "Ekannya Shaktipeeth". Lord Shiva established Shakti Peeth wherever
Sati's body had fallen. At Manikarnika ghat, Mata Sati's Ear's ornament had
Distance from Hotel to Manikarnika Ghat:- 2.00 KM
Assi Ghat is the Southernmost ghat in Varanasi. To
most visitors to Varanasi, it is known for being a place where long-term foreign
students, researchers and tourists live. Assi Ghat is one of the ghats often visited
recreation and during festivals. On typical days about 300 people visit every hour
the mornings, and on festival days 2500 people arrive per hour. Most of the people
visiting the ghat on usual days are students from the nearby Banaras Hindu
The ghat accommodates about 22,500 people at once during festivals like Shivratri.
There are a lot of activities for tourists to engage in at the ghat. Visitors can go
boat rides, go up in a hot-air balloon for an aerial view of Assi ghat, enjoy the
talent show in the evening or eat at one of the many restaurants and cafes in the
Distance from Hotel to Assi Ghat:- 2.00 KM .
SANKAT MOCHAN (MONKEY TEMPLE)
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple is a Hindu temple in
Varanas, Uttar Pradesh, India and is dedicated to the Hindu God Hanuman. The temple
established by famous Hindu preacher and poet saint Sri Goswami Tulsidas in the
1500's and is situated on the banks of the Assi river. The deity was named "Sankat
Mochan" meaning the "reliever from troubles".
In the temple, offerings to Lord Hanuman (called Prasad) are sold like the special
"besan ke ladoo", which the devotees relish the idol is also decked with a pleasant
marigold flower garland as well. This temple has the unique distinction of having
Hanuman facing his Lord, Ram, whom he worshipped with steadfast and selfless
Distance from Hotel to Sankat Mochan Temple:- 5.00 KM
The Banaras Hindu University was established by
Madan Mohan Malviya. A prominent lawyer and an Indian independence activist, Malviya
considered education as the primary means for achieving a national awakening.
At the 21st Conference of the Indian National Congress in Benares in December 1905,
Malviya publicly announced his intent to establish a university in Varanasi. On the
request of Malviya, Attar Singh laid the foundation stone of Banaras Hindu
Varanasi in 1914. Malviya continued to develop his vision for the university with
from other Indian nationalists and educationists. He published his plan in 1911. The
focus of his arguments was the prevailing poverty in India and the decline in income
Indians compared to Europeans. The plan called for the focus on technology and
besides the study of India's religion and culture.
BHU is located on the southern edge of Varanasi, near the banks of the river Ganges.
Development of the main campus, spread over 1,300 acres (5.3 km), started in 1916
land donated by the then Kashi Naresh Prabhu Narayan Singh. The campus layout
approximates a semicircle, with intersecting roads laid out along the radii or in
Buildings built in the first half of the 20th century are fine examples of
Distance from Hotel to BHU:- 6.00 KM .
TULSI MANAS TEMPLE
Tulsi Manas Mandir Temple is one of the famous
temples of the Varanasi and also known as the Tulsi Birla Manas Mandir. It is
Durga Kund very close to the Durga Temple in the Varanasi city. It is made up of the
white marble in the year 1964 and looks very attractive having beautiful garden. The
temple is dedicated to the Lord Ram and constructed by the family of Banaras. The
has beautiful images of the Ram, Sita, Lakshman and Hanuman.
Other temples located near to the Tulsi Manas Mandir are Durga temple, Sankat Mochan
Temple and New Vishwanath temple. It has become the point of the tourist attraction
the Kashi. It is considered that the temple is built at the same place where the
and great Indian Epic Ramcharitamanasa written by the saint GoswamiTulsidas. The
the temple has various scenes from the Ramcharitamanasa..
- Opening Time of the Temple is: 5:30 am to 12:00 pm and 3:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
- Aarti time is: 6:00 am in the morning and 4:00 pm in the evening.
DURGA MATA MANDIR
Durga Temple, Durga Mandir and Durga Kund Mandir are
some of the names for this temple. It is one of the famous temples, which is
to Goddesses Durga. The red coloured temple structure is attracting numerous
and plenty of pilgrims every day.
The queen of Bengal built the temple in 18th century. The temple has a pond (kund)
is connected to the holy River Ganges. It is said that the deity inside the temple
not made by man but appeared itself.
The king of Varanasi invited the princes from surrounding cities for his daughter to
choose her groom. Later, he learnt that his daughter was in love with the prince of
Varanasi and got them married. The princes who came for the event felt insulted and
waged war against the king of Varanasi. The prince of Varanasi prayed to Durga to
the king of Varanasi in the war. It is said that the Goddess fought the war for the
and the temple was built to please Durga and to plead her to protect the land.
The exact time of construction of the temple is not known. It was built in 18th
in Nagara style. The temple is painted in dark red colour to represent the power of
Distance from Hotel to Durga Mata Mandir:- 5.00 KM .
SHREE PARSHWANATH DIGAMBAR JAIN TEMPLE
TBhelpur is believed to be birthplace of
Parshwanath, the 23rd Thirthankara hence, a place for 4 Kalyanak - Chyavan, Janm,
Deeksha & Kevalgyan. A beautiful temple dedicated to Parshwanath is built here. The
deified in the temple is of black colour and 75 cm in height. It is located in
about 5 km from the center of Varanasi city and 3 km from the Banaras Hindu
It belongs to the both sect of Jainism and is a holy Tirth or pilgrimage centre for
Distance from Hotel to Parshwanath Jain Mandir (Bhelupur):- 3.00 KM
RAM NAGAR FORT
The Ramnagar Fort is a fortification in Ramnagar,
Varanasi, India. It is located near the Ganga River on its eastern bank, opposite to
Tulsi Ghat. The sandstone structure was built in the Mughal style in 1750
by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh. At present, the fort is not in a good shape. It
been the home of Kashi Naresh since the eighteenth century. The current king and the
resident of the fort is Pelu Bhiru Singh, who is also known as the Maharaja of
even though this royal title has been abolished since 1971.
The fort is at a scenic location on the eastern right bank of the Ganges River,
to the Varanasi Ghats. It is 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) from Varanasi and 2 kilometres
mi) from the Banaras Hindu University by pontoon. The pontoon bridge, which provides
access to the fort, has rickety planks. During the monsoon season, the fort is
accessible across the river by ferry service only. Boat ride to the fort from
Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi takes about an hour.
Distance from Hotel to Ram nagar fort :- 11.00 KM
Located 13 km North East of Varanasi, Sarnath is
among the famous Buddhist pilgrimages in India. It is a popular place to visit
Varanasi for those seeking peace and solitude after jostling their way through the
frazzled ghats and streets of Kashi. After achieving enlightenment at Bodhgaya, the
Buddha came to Sarnath seeking his former companions and thus gave his first sermon
Popular sightseeing places in Sarnath include the Dhamekh Stupa & Monastery Ruins,
Archaeological Museum, the Chaukhandi Stupa, the Ashoka Pillar, the Mulagandha Kuti
Vihar, and the Chinese & Thai Temple and Monastery.
Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometres north-east in Varanasi near the confluence
the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath
where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dhamma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came
existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.
Distance from Hotel to Sarnath :- 6.00 KM
BHARAT KALA BHAVAN MUSEUM
A distinctly classical sound, characteristic of an
endless stream of madness rings through Varanasi. And the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum
located within the prestigious Banaras Hindu University bears testament to this
clangor. The museum was set up in 1920 with Rabindranath Tagore as its honorary
and is among the foremost tourist places in Varanasi today. The museum showcases
miniature paintings, sculptures, and local history displays. It also has an art
dedicated to the Russian artist, Nicholas Roerich.
Bharat Kala Bhavan was established on 1 January 1920 in a wing of Bharat Kala
in Godowlia, Varanasi. Between 1920 to 1962, the museum was shifted to several
within Varanasi before Jawaharlal Nehru laid foundation of the existing museum
in 1950 and the museum was shifted to its existing location in the Banaras Hindu
University in 1962. Mahatma Gandhi visited Bharat Kala Bhavan thrice and in his
trip he inscribed("the collection is very good").
Distance from Hotel to Bharat Kala Bhavav Museum:-6.6 KM .
Ahilyabai ghat was earlier known as Kevalgiri ghat
but in 1778, the famous Queen Ahilyabai Holkar ordered its renovation and converted
into a ghat that was made of concrete. The ghat is famous for the fact that it is
believed to be the first ghat in Varanasi that has been named after a person. The
time of the day to visit here is in the morning hours, when the Hindu devotees
the ghat to take a dip to get cleansed from their sin.
At the place of an old site of Kaivalyagiri Ghat, Queen Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore
it a pucca ghat in 1778. She also re-built Vishveshwara temple in 1777. Ahilyabai
holds importance because of the fact that it's the first ghat of Varanasi which had
named after a person.
Ahilyabai Ghat has the distinction of being the first ghat named in honour of a
namely, the warrior queen Ahilyabhai Holkar of Indore who actually built it in 1778
along with a number of temples and spiritual residences throughout the city of
The best time to come here is in the morning when Indian worshippers take a holy dip
the river to cleanse themselves of sins in hope of attaining Moksha.
Distance from Hotel to Ahilyabai ghat:-1.8 KM .
BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
Banaras Hindu University (BHU), formerly known as Central Hindu College, was founded by Annie Besant
and Madan Mohan Malaviya in 1916. It is a public institution with a 1300-acre main campus situated in Varanasi,
Uttar Pradesh, and the second 2700-acre campus at Barkachha in the district of Mirzapur. It consists of 140 departments,
3 institutes, 14 faculties, 4 interdisciplinary centres, 3 constituent schools and a constituent women's college.
It also has six advanced studies centres and several specialized research centres.
Also, Varanasi's four degree colleges are affiliated to BHU.BHU grants admission to most of its programmes
through the national-level postgraduate (PET) and undergraduate (UET) entrance tests conducted by the university
during May-June each year. To take the entrance test, admission seekers will have to complete the registration process.
Registrations usually start in February or March. Students are admitted based on the applicant's
performance in the entrance test and the fulfilment of other programme specific eligibility criteria.
Distance from Hotel to Banaras Hindu Universty :- 6.00 KM
VARANASI RAILWAY STATION
Varanasi Junction, also known as Banaras Junction, Varanasi Cantt Railway Station and
Banaras Cantt Railway Station, is the Main Railway Station which serves the City of Varanasi.
Varanasi City Railway Station is one of the Railway Stations in Varanasi. It is 4 km Northeast of Varanasi Junction Railway Station,
10 km northeast of Banaras Hindu University and 23 km
southeast of Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport. It serves as terminal station due to heavy rush at Varanasi Junction.
The Varanasi Junction Railway Station has a modern Route Interlock System with automated signalling system.
Varanasi railway station was ranked 14 among 75 busiest A1 category stations on cleanliness scale.
The station ranks 30th in overall ranking. Varanasi Junction Railway Station
handles a large number of passengers, with more than 250 trains daily.
Earlier Varanasi Junction was the
headquarter of the North Eastern Railway but later North Eastern Railway changed the headquarter. As Varanasi Junction falls under
the Northern Railway, Lucknow Charbagh Division.The station is well connected with the cities like Ghazipur, Mau, Darbhanga, Chhapra, Mumbai, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, etc
Distance from Hotel to Varanasi Railway Station:- 4.00 KM .
Varanasi Airport which is also called Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport or Babatpur Airport is situated at a
distance of about 18.9 Km to the north-west of the city center Varanasi. Varanasi is well connected with all
the major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai and Lukhnow, etc and there is a daily direct flight from
Varanasi Airport to New Delhi.The facilities available on the airport are varied which include free of cost baggage facility and
wheel chair friendly environment for physically challenged people.
There are several shopping outlets within the premises of airport which offer their services at competitive prices, ethnic jewellery,
local handicrafts, books, newspapers and magazines are among the products available in the shops.There are various eateries and
restaurants which provide delicious, hygienic meals and local cuisines on the premises of the airport and café’s,
fast food outlets and snack bars which offer fast foods and beverages at very reasonable rates.The authority also manages
the services like cargo and custom for security purposes.
Distance from Hotel to Varanasi Airport:- 24.00 KM .