Varanasi is a city of beautiful streets, Ghats, places and probably that’s the reason why every Instagram user wishes to add it to their feed.
Visiting Varanasi is always an overwhelming experience that can confuse you with the plethora of options especially when you’re on a short trip. If you’re an Instagram user and you plan out your trip as per the need of your feed then this list is for you. Below is the list of the top 10 Instagrammable places in Varanasi to help you choose, shoot and make your feed stand out.
Instagram-worthy places in Varanasi
1. Ahilya Bai Ghat
The Ahilya Bai Ghat was built in 1778-1785 by Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar of Madhya Pradesh. It is located next to the Dashashwamedh Ghat and is often featured in the backdrop of the boating pictures from Varanasi.
2. Alamgir Mosque
The great dome of Varanasi or the roof of Kashi, Alamgir Mosque stands tall at the Panchganga Ghat. It is famous for the beautiful skyline and often visited by tourists for the beautiful evening views of the Ghats and Ganges.
3. Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple
Also known as the leaning temple of Varanasi, Ratneshwar Mahadev temple is located at the Manikarnika Ghat. It is one of the most photographed places in Varanasi. You can read more about the Ratneshwar Mahadev and its mysterious story here.
4. Nandeshwar Ghat
Nandeshwar Ghat is one of the most peaceful ghats in Varanasi. It has all the elements of Banaras which makes it a mini Banaras in itself. From Beautiful riverfront, Akhada, temple, Haveli it has it all, and probably that’s why the Nandeshwar Ghat is where the Bollywood chills!
5. Bhonsale Ghat Balcony
Bhonsale/Bhosle Ghat is located next to Guleria Kothi near Scindia Ghat. It is one of the most panoramic Ghats of Varanasi and one can get a good view of all the ghats from its balcony on a clear day.
6. Ramanagar Fort Riverfront
The Ghat of the king of Benaras. A riverfront where queens and kings used to bath and worship Ganga. Ramanagar riverfront is indeed a place that will give your pictures a taste of aristocracy.
7. Lakhaniya Dari Waterfall
Situated just an hour away from the Varanasi, Lakhaniya Dari waterfall is a breeze of fresh air and mist for the ones who have had enough of Ghats and streets in their feed and are looking for a new landscape from Varanasi.
8. Pink Temple
This humongous statue of Buddha is situated in Sarnath, Varanasi. The statue is not known by many and even locals haven’t heard about it due to its hidden location. The pink temple is one of the most offbeat places to visit in Varanasi.
9. Tomb of Lal Khan
The Tomb of Lal Khan is located near the famous Malviya bridge of Varanasi. It is one of the cleanest places in Varanasi and perfect for the ones who want to capture the sense of seclusion in their frames. You can read more about the tomb of Lal Khan here.
10. Chet Singh Ghat
Chet Singh Ghat is located near Shivala Ghat, Varanasi. The ghat is dominated by the beautiful red fort of Chet Singh which adds the fairy tale vibes to the pictures if clicked from a boat.
If you have already visited these places and you are looking to add some offbeat places to your feed then we suggest you check out the top ten offbeat places in Varanasi, top ten offbeat places in Sarnath.
Also, if you’re visiting Varanasi for the first time then we reccommend you to check out top ten things to do in Varanasi in morning.