VNS VARANASI ARCHITECTURAL TRAVEL GUIDE

by Teresa Garreta

Varanasi or Kashi, located on the west bank of the river Ganga, is the spiritual capital of India and the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism. The city has grown along the arc of the Ganga, as a focal point; the riverfront is packed with temples side by side in different architectural styles and ghats. The old city extends about 2 km back from the river and is a maze of alleyways and streets, temples, mosques, ashrams and shops. In this guide, you will also find also information on Sarnath, located 13 km of Varanasi. Where Buddha first taught and where the Buddhism came into existence.

AVAILABLE FROM 2021

 

 

Category:
Title

Varanasi Architectural Travel Guide

Size

126 x 184mm

Authors

Teresa Garreta

Pages

180

Subject

Architecture – Travel

Characteristics

Paperback

Language

English