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Ganges River

Varanasi, India
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Varanasi, India
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

The Ganga river in this city flow for 7 km in the opposite direction than the rest of the river, and for the hindu that means that if your body rests here you will be done with the reincarnation. This means that once hindu people...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Trip cannot be complete until you have done this which we did early morning and again in the evening. True India warts and all. Smell, sights and sounds. Absolutely loved this

Thank patnowfree
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The Ganges is certainly something to see and I am glad I did, but I doubt I would go again. What was supposed to be a "holy" experience was really a touristic spectacle. The morning ritual was more what it should have been. Very interesting...More

Thank poodlena
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Never again, could never recommend going there, just disgusting in every human sense. I even question the authenticity of the scenes - Varanassi the town has 3.5 million people - there would have been no more than a couple of hundred bathers/worshippers there on the...More

Thank Myclare
Reviewed 12 May 2016

At the time of arti hotel vibhavharsh arrange boating according to room . Vishwanath temple darshan any time

Thank Amlendra72
Reviewed 11 May 2016

its grand river, one of the biggest in India. though in banaras, not very clean, yet can be visited for a while.

Thank Atif M
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We booked the boat ride which costed 150 rupees per person. Varanasi itself is completely chaotic but the boat ride has a charm of its own and watch the Ganga Puja from the boat to make it more special.

Thank Mystery_Play
Reviewed 10 May 2016

expect narrow roads and crowd. enjoy it. then u will definitely enjoy Varanasi, don't forget to listen to commentary from boat wala aby GHats.

Thank arunkengeri
Reviewed 10 May 2016

its nice view , now E-boats have started working there although they are less but morning & evening offerings and chantings

Thank Krishna B
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We took a motor boat round and watched the Ganga aarti while aboard from the Boat. Entire experience was majestic.

Thank your_sheel
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Avishek G
14 November 2016|
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Response from X10Amsterdam | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We were disappointed not to be able to sail the Ganges. The water level was too high. But there were a lot of boats floating near the cremation ghat.
14 November 2016|
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Response from Duane B | Reviewed this property |
11 September 2016|
Response from ssouvik34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, water is receding since the rains have stopped for a quite some time now. But more time is needed to restore everything back to normal. Restorations are going on in many places. Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna are the... More