"Older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, And looks twice as old as all of them put together " - Mark Twain
Situated in Uttar Pradesh, in northern part of India, Varanasi is located on the banks of the holy river, Ganges.The land of Varanasi (Kashi) has been the ultimate pilgrimage spot for Hindus for ages. Often referred to as Benares, Varanasi is the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Hindus believe that one who is graced to die on the land of Varanasi would attain salvation and freedom from the cycle of birth and re-birth. In a way you can say that this is a city where death is celebrated. Ganges in Varanasi is believed to have the power to wash away the sins of mortals.
People often refer to Varanasi as "the city of temples", "the holy city of India", "the religious capital of India", "the city of lights", and "the city of learning. Varanasi has also been a great center of learning for ages. Varanasi is associated with promotion of spiritualism, mysticism, Sanskrit, yoga and Hindi language.
In Varanasi, the climatic conditions are most favorable for the tourists between October to April. For those who are ready to face a sun and don't mind the odor of sweat, Varanasi is a place to visit all the year round.
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Well, what can we say about Madhya Pradesh? Madhya in hindi means central. And this amazing place is truly the central province or the heart of India. It is the second largest state by area and sixth largest state by population.
Legend has it that Lord Rama bequeathed the fort to his brother Laxmana, hence the name Bandhavgarh (Bandhavgarh National Park) which means "brother's fort". The Bhimbetka rock shelters in Madhya Pradesh exhibit the earliest traces of human life in India; its stone-age rock paintings are approximately 9,000 years old.
Just like its other sister states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Utter Pradesh – Madhya Pradesh offers a mystical journey rich in – Culture, arts, crafts, wildlife. A place that gives you all – Heritage, forts, palaces, wildlife, adventure. Perfectly preserved medieval cities, refreshing and enchanting wildlife sanctuaries and some of the holiest and most revered pilgrim centers offer the most fulfilling experience.
Tranquil beauty of Pachmarhi, glittering splendor of Marble Rocks and roaring sound of Dhuandhar Fall at Bedaghat, Kanha National Park, with its unique Barasingha and Bandhavgarh National Park with its prehistoric caves and wildlife are some of the major attractions of the State.
Gwalior, Mandu, Datia, Chanderi, Jabalpur, Orchha, Raisen, Sanchi, Vidisha, Udaygiri, Bhimbetika, Indore and Bhopal are the places well-known for their historical monuments. Maheshwar, Omkareshwar, Ujjain, Chitrakoot and Amarkantak are major centres of pilgrimage.
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