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One of the oldest cities of India, Banaras acts as an important religious center. The numerous bathing ghats (steps) along the bank of the Ganges attract huge crowds of pilgrims.more
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Varanasi 221002, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

According To Hinduism if you burn your relative's body here so the soul of the body will get salvation, this is holy place that have power to give you salvation after DEATH, According To Hinduism.

Thank Prakash1954
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an experience to be here. We were thrilled to see the crowd and people’s enthusiasm during evening ritual. Boat ride is an amazing too.

Thank Sagar K
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most attractive attraction in Varanasi is numerous Ghats. They are fine and if you are there must visit most of them.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many Ghats is Varanasi where people bath and worship river Ganga. Two Ghats are for cremation, Manikarnika and Harschandra Ghat. Other Ghats are for Worship and Bath.

Thank SanjaiShukla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The greatest place I got lost in. Wandering around its narrow streets and feeling the magic atmosphere is a must experience to live. There are very interesting shops and cafés around, and taking a breath while sitting in front of the Ganges at every Ghat...More

Thank shadylau
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the ghats is a must if you are visiting Benares. There are two Aartis(prayers) which you must important. The first and more important is the Aarti at Dasaswamedh Ghat in the evening. You should plan to reach there by 6.30 pm. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are around 8 to 10 ghats at 100 meter distance each ghats has its own religious faith , Feeling blessed to be here with friends and Family. I did Ganga Snan (Holy Bath) as well one of the best experience ever!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each ghats have there own true story each ghats have different names . from the ghats you can see about 5:30 beautiful morning . like when first sun light come all ghats looks like golden colors.

Thank Mukesh G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arti of Lord Shiva in the evening on the ghat of the Ganges was an unforgettable experience. We saw from the Boats floating in the Ganges and it was simply overwhelming.

Thank butterfly304558
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was awesome for me to visit Ghats of varanasi clean Ghats good place to spend good time with family

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14 June 2018|
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Response from akshay b | Reviewed this property |
Cannot say a specific amount as it changes from season to season and during day time to, we paid 800 rupees in April from assi ghat to raj ghat for manual boat. In season that is november to february they will take anywhere... More
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Hitesh M
8 January 2018|
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Response from narayanan g | Reviewed this property |
Get down at varanasi and one hour by car to ghats
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Avishek G
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Response from EERAJ | Reviewed this property |
Start from Dasaswamedh Ghat. Ask the boat to take you to a bit further than Manikarnika Ghat. Then turn around and head to Assi ghat. Take a "private boat", i.e., just for you and family for a more intimate experience. Hire... More
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