Archaeological Museum (Varanasi)
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Tourism of Varanasi or Banaras in vacations has grown by leaps
and bounds with a great arrival of tourists from throughout the world
who have been charmingly attractive to the travelers. Varanasi is the
beautiful religious place of Uttar Pradesh. It is the major city of
Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is situated bank of a beautiful River Ganga.
It is the most charming tourist destinations of India. Varanasi is also
known as Kashi.
Banaras or Kashi is the place where Shiva and Parvati stood when
the "time started ticking". The oldest city Varanasi or Banaras
has found place in the Buddhist scriptures as well the epic of
Mahabharata. Varanasi was called Banarasi in Pali language hence it
got the name 'Banaras'. Other story is related Varanasi that city is
located on the land between the river Varuna and Assi
hence the name Varanasi. Varanasi is also the center of education,
religion, art and culture.
The main attraction at this tremendous Varanasi Archaeological Museum is
the wonderful capital from the Ashokan pillar. It has the
Ashokan symbol of four back-to-back lions which has been adopted as
the state symbol of recent India. Varanasi Archaeological Museum
concentrates on exhumed discoveries alike to sculpture, architectural
fragments and old coins. Also on view are paintings. The museum is open
from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. daily and closed on Fridays.