Varanasi does not hold prisoners but once you visit the world's oldest continually inhabited cities, you might want to stay back here forever.
Varanasi is regarded as one of Hinduism's seven holy cities. The most intimate rituals of life and death happen here on the famous Ghats and getting mesmerised by those activities is one of the must to-do things in Varanasi.
Recently Varanasi has started to get extra attention by way of new projects that is likely to spruce up its image. Some of the few things to see are included in this Indianeagle infographic.