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Banaras Ghats

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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 is famous for its ghats numbering around eighty .The most famous and worth visiting is the Dashashwamedh Ghat which has derived its name from Hindu scriptures,(Dash -Ten ashwa Horse)a place where Lord Brahma sacrificed Ten Horses while performing Yag.The best attraction of this place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gurumurthy B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Banaars Ghats are worth visting for boat ride and worship . take a boat at early morning and enjoy sunrise and shades on water .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank npn2000
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth watching the ghats and their prominence.Each one is unique in its own way.The people are also amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karunbij
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very wonderful Ghat of North India.A very pleasant and pious atmosphere throughout the year.People visit and wonder the temples.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kaushik M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Only thing that stood out at the ghats was the one hour Ganga aarti in evening. Timings vary during summers and winters, but it shouldn't be missed at any cost.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PremB187
Reviewed 4 days ago

The burning ghats of Varanasi and the Ganga Aarti together perhaps represent India in all its myriad colours, hues, emotions, practices and beliefs - an incredible mix of spectacle, a vivid co-existence of the happiness and sorrow in one's life, eccentric and morbid at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shashialabur
Reviewed 5 days ago

The variety that the Varanasi Ghats offer is a delight to all photographers. Take a boat-ride to travel between Manikarnika and Harishchandra Ghats or simply walk along the banks of the River Ganges. The monkeys, the sadhu's and pilgrims from all across the world make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went a few days ago and had our own taxi driver for the full day. When we made our way to the ghats he came with us and unknown to us he had arranged someone else to come with us to arrange boat trip...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank indokarasan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Govt needs to have a ramp facility for wheelchairs and also not allow visitors to sit on the steps while going down to the ghats.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Road39011149774
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there at night with is really a sight to see with all the lights and the ceremonies with the flames and all. Be careful those attempting to put a dot on your forehead. They are really aggressive and want money of course. Watch your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Indra110
29 September 2018|
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Response from TravellerMentor | Reviewed this property |
Sarnath, Dasasumedh Ghat near the bank of River Ganga, Kashi, River Ganga View, RajGhat, BHU and mostly its a city of Temples
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Response from akshayb595 | 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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HiteshM273
7 January 2018|
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Response from madhav2016 | Reviewed this property |
hi sorry for late, you can easily find local rickshaw.
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