Unlike Anywhere Else
The holy city of Varanasi in India is one of the world’s most exotic destinations. Everyone from spiritualists to adventure-seekers, world travelers to the culturally curious finds themselves enthralled with this 3,000 year old mecca. But the city known as ‘resplendent with light’ is also not your entry-level tourist stop. Frenetic and loud, strange and often overwhelming, Varanasi is unlike anywhere else you’ve ever been. To prepare yourself for the shocking, as well as the sublime, here are some tips on what to see, what to expect and what to avoid in the holy city along the Ganges.