With about 30,000 students inside the campus, Banaras Hindu University falls in the list of the biggest residential institutions in the world. The beautiful buildings and sprawling lawns will make you fall in love with this iconic, educational institution making it one of the best places to visit in Varanasi.

  • Location: Ajagara
  • Time required: 3-4 hours
  • Tip: The best time to visit is during October to March.
  • Nearby Attractions: Tulsi Manas Mandir, Varanasi Government Museum, Dashashwamedh Ghat, New Vishwanath Temple in BHU, Sankat Mochan Temple
  • Nearby Restaurants: Biryani Queen, Matka Mutton Corner, Baati Chokha, Hari Vilaas, Kesariya Thaal, My Table – The Lounge Bar
  • Places to Stay: Hotels near BHU
  • Google rating and reviews: 4.5 rating and 5,600 reviews