Fair & Festivals in Varanasi

Varanasi is known as "Cultural Capital" of India. Varanasi is the oldest living city in the world.

According to Hindu religion, it is considered that Benaras is the melting pot of the Indian culture. It is also believed by pilgrims that the person who is cremated at Varanasi after his natural death, he will ultimately get rid of from the sequence of the births and re-births because he gets intermingled into the Lord Shiva.

Varanasi has religious and cultural importance by its pilgrims so it has become the great center for a variety of fairs and festivals of the whole year.

Some famous festivals are

Holi in Varanasi


Holi in Varanasi

Bharat Milap

Nag Nathaiya in Varanasi

Nag Nathaiya

Maha Shivratri in  Varanasi

Maha Shivratri

Dhanteras in  Varanasi


Makar Sankranti in  Varanasi

Makar Sankranti

Dhrupad Mela in  Varanasi

Dhrupad Mela

Hanuman Jayanti  in Varanasi

Hanuman Jayanti

Ramnagar Ramlila in  Varanasi

Ramnagar Ramlila

Dev Deepawali  in Varanasi

Dev Deepawali

Buddha Mahotsav in  Varanasi

Buddha Mahotsav

Ganga Mahostav in  Varanasi

Ganga Mahostav