The entrance of Ramnagar Fort is huge, grand and colorful. Its structure and decorative elements seem to be inspired by Hindu as well as Mughal architectural tenets. The balconies of the fort have carved designs on the borders. Similarly, inner roofs, courtyards and pavilions are intricately but tastefully carved. Durbar Hall of this fort is famous among visitors. The fort is built of red sandstone. There is a clock on a wall of fort which not only tells time, date and month but it, also, shows current planetary position of planets and zodiac sign. This clock was built by Veer Mool Chand in 1872 AD. The museum in fort also houses a Surya Chakra (sun wheel), considered to be existing from the time of Mahabharata. Within the fort is a museum, called Maharaja Banaras Vidya Mandir Museum, where one can get information related to the rulers of Kashi. Witness to several fierce battles and royal luxuries, Ramnagar Fort museum houses a depot of weapons of swords and old guns, cannons, vintage cars, old silver and brocade palanquins for the royal ladies, chariots, golden elephant howdahs, ivory work, jewel-encrusted chairs, religious manuscripts, silk sarees and royal costumes etc. One of the rarest of the rare things in Saraswati Bhawan of Ramnagar Fort is handwritten manuscript by Goswami Tulsidas of Ramcharitmanas, Hanuman Chalisa fame. Photography is strictly prohibited in the museum.
There are several temples in Ramnagar like Dakshinmukhi Hanuman Temple, Durga Temple, Chhinnamastika Temple, Vishnu Temple,
Vyas Temple etc. Among these temples, Vishnu Temple and Vyas Temple hold special significance.
Ram Lila is the most famous festival to be celebrated in Ramnagar Fort. During Ramnagar Ram Lila, the whole fort is decorated with bright and colourful lights. The 31 days long celebration centers round depiction and role-plays of Lord Rama’s life. It is the oldest and best Ram Lila and the whole city of Varanasi becomes theatre for the same. Various parts of city are marked as Ayodhya, Ashok Vatika, Lanka etc to name a few. The antiquity of Ramnagar Ramlila dates back to more than 200 years. Ram Ramnagar Fort provides many locations from where one can enjoy enchanting views of sunrise and sunset with sound of flowing water of Ganga. A visit to the fort is an opportunity to enjoy many things together - natural scenery, historical monuments and religious shrines. A foodie tourist may taste Dahi (curd), Malai & Lassi. There is no fee / ticket to enter the fort but to visit museum, a ticket is required.