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Varanasi witnesses 13 crore visitors over two years..!

The Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department released statistics indicating the number of tourists visiting Varanasi over the past two years.

Approximately 13 crore people have visited Kashi within the last two years. The data released by the tourism department highlights that until December 2 this year, Kashi has welcomed 5.38 crore tourists. In August, the city observed a surge in visitors, hosting 97,22,206 tourists.
The following statistics indicate the tourist arrivals in different months.

January: 44,29,590
February: 41,34,807
March: 37,81,060
April: 42,67,858
May: 32,25,476
June: 36,96,346
July: 72,62,891
August: 97,22,206
September: 38,97,842
October: 55,674
November: 48,26,776

The enhanced infrastructure of the city and the developmental initiatives by both the central and state governments have improved the total structure of Varanasi. This surge in tourism has not only elevated trade and commerce activities but has also generated substantial employment opportunities in the region.

Varanasi, also known as Kashi or Benaras, stands as one of the world’s oldest living cities and holds the status of being the spiritual capital of India. Renowned as one of the seven holy cities of Hinduism, Varanasi is steeped in centuries of history and spirituality.

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