About Varanasi (VNS)
Varanasi is the oldest city of the world with rich educational and spiritual background. Commonly known as Banaras and Kashi, the city is located on the banks of the holy river Ganga. Some of the monikers bestowed to the city that highlight its significance are the 'city of temples', 'holy city of India', ' religious capital of India', ' city of lights', ' city of learning', and 'oldest living city on earth'. Besides housing a wide range of tourist attractions, the city is also an industrial hub. The Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), a major diesel locomotive manufacturing plant of Indian railways, is located here.
It is a popular destination of India in more than one way and is well-connected by Varanasi flights to different cities. This holy destination is visited by several domestic and international tourists in search of spiritual peace. Varanasi is also famous for its 'banarasi sarees', which are produced locally in small cottage industries. Some of the popular tourist attractions of Varanasi are the Ganga Ghats, Alamgir Mosque, Bharat Mata Temple, Archaeological Museum, Sarnath and Bharat Kala Bhavan. All this can be explored by availing flights to Varanasi.
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|Varanasi airdrome is well linked with major Indian cities such as Delhi, Ahmedabad, Khajuraho, Kolkata, Pune, Mumbai and Agra. Frequent flights of Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Kingfisher and SpiceJet run to this city. The distance between the airport and the centre of Varanasi is around 29.9 km. You can have a comfortable stay in the hotels like Ramada Plaza JHV Hotel and M M Continental Hotel.|
Airport Name: Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
IATA Code: VNS
Address: Babatpur Varanasi
GMT Offset:+5.30 hours from UTC/GMT