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Dasaswamedh Ghat

Dasaswamedh Ghat Road | Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
+91 88949 17116
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  • Average8%
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Dasaswamedh Ghat Road | Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful view with boat ride and Ganga aarti in the evening makes all gloominess fade away. Traditions and customs of India are a free watch for those who want to sit quietly beside the steps and observe the ghat and their people.

Thank FootstepsofMaitri
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even though this is the most frequented (read crowded) ghat , it is worth a visit. We went for the event Arati which was really nice . And then for the morning boat ride - A MUST DO. Varanasi is incomplete without its quintessential boat...More

Thank kritig1393
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth visiting Very cultural It is also worth exploring the small streets behind the Ghats The whole of human life and death is here on the ghats. Brilliant for people watching

Thank Albia-Newton
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are so many ghats We took a boat ride on the ganges in December2017 It was in the late afternoon and very chilly Make sure that you are dressed for the cold when you take a boat trip on the ganges A lot of...More

Thank Annette I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dasaswamedh Ghat is very famous because of the Ganga arati. A huge crowd gathered there to see arati at around 6 pm. Very close to Kashi Vishwanath temple. Good place for photography or just to sit and watch people or to go for a boat...More

Thank BantakalDotCom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If in Varansai - one must visit this ghat. In morning one can enjoy the boat ride and go to the other end of River Ganges to take a dip in the clear water. And in the evening enjoy the soulful Ganga Arti. There are...More

Thank banjoys
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ganga Aarti is held everyday without fail at sunset. This is not just a ceremony but a display of art. must attend

Thank ag1805x
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entrance to temple is dirty n smelly. Priests are notorious n advise to avoid them completely. However thx to bhagwan vishwanath for gracing me with this trip.

Thank prabhatkumarpandey31
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I find it sad as an American to read reviews that scoff at the history and cultural experience of this ghat and Varanasi. This was a wonderful venture to be a part of such a community all arriving to this location to pray and worship...More

Thank JennamurskiRN
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dashaswamedh Ghat is the biggest and most popular Ghat. People in large number throng here to watch the Aarti (worship of God's). The scene is just spectacular spiritual outburst of belief, people chanting songs of God's. Thousands of people throng every day on the banks...More

Thank Roy_RajRoy
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meenakshi_agg
14 July 2018|
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Response from southwestDevon | Reviewed this property |
We booked a sunrise boat rip with Roobaroo Walk , 2,000 INR for two people. Excellent and highly recommended . we also booked a walking tour of Varanasi with Roobaroo , 3 hrs , excellent guide , very informative , and... More
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abhilash g
29 January 2018|
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Response from nihar s | Reviewed this property |
They can give u boat ride after Aarti or in between Aarti. enjoy the Aarti 1st and then go for boat ride. both watching Aarti and for boat ride they charge u 100rs. but make bargain and that will cost u 70rs for both... More
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Rashmi J
22 January 2018|
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Response from nihar s | Reviewed this property |
Boat ride is good at evening.u can watch Ganga Aarti at daswamedha ghat after boat riding. The Aarti started at 6:30pm.so u can manage ur time slot.
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