Popular across the world as the oldest city, the city of Varanasi lies in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city embarks the historical values of the entire country and houses some of the oldest temples in the world. The other names by which the city has been known in the past includes the name of Banaras, Benaras or Kashi. For the Hindus a dip in the banks of river Ganga and visiting this holy city is among the most desired pilgrimage for centuries. Being here and checking out the sunrise as well as the sunset from the bank of River Ganga while wandering across the century old temples is certainly a great experience. It has been counted among the popular destinations to visit in north India and sees hosts of both national and international tourist visiting this holy city. Read more about Varanasi