Ramnagar, on the banks of the Ganga, opposite Varanasi is best known for its nearly 200 year old Ramlila, the longest in the world. This Ramlila begins in September or October on and ends 31 days later on a full moon night. The first episode is the birth of the raakshas king of Lanka, Raavan. Subsequent episodes cover the entire story of Ram – the birth of King Dasharath’s four sons; Ram and Sita’s wedding; their exile; Sita’s abduction; Ram’s victory over Raavan; Bharat Milaap and the coronation of Ram as king of Ayodhya. The Ramlila ends with an episode of Ram’s teachings. For a month, Ramnagar is transformed into a giant stage for the story of Ram to unfold. For all the Indian classic lover watching Ramlila at Ramnagar is must at least once in your lifetime.