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Dasaswamedh Ghat

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Address: Dasaswamedh Ghat Road | Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
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US$90.00*
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Insight Varanasi Day Tour
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US$75.00*
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Evening Excursion: Ganga River Walking Tour with Dinner Overlooking the River...
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Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Varanasi including the Golden Temple

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This is the ghat where every evening the Ganga Aarti ceremony takes place to honour the deceased ones and to workship one or more hindu deities. It is a difficult-to-undestand... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tandil, Argentina
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Tandil, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the ghat where every evening the Ganga Aarti ceremony takes place to honour the deceased ones and to workship one or more hindu deities. It is a difficult-to-undestand celebration, yet the music, prays and traditions - the whole situation! - are worth being witnessed.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hey folks, I had been to this ghat for watching the Maa Ganga Aarti. We were staying near Guru chowk and took a walk for just 2.5 kms to reach there. This place is also near to the Varanasi railway station - around 3-4 kms. You need to reach just before the sunset to get a good free seat to... More 

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

without this place we feel empty & source of energy like for whole day we have.i mean dashaswamedh ghat is energytical place for everyone.near here burning ghat.shiva temple & ankitmusichouse.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You must see the cremation ceremonies each night. Quite moving and very interesting. Travel is on foot and by paddy rickshaw.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stay in divine destination two day location was very good near by bank of river and temple. Service is very good all staff behibour is good but lady receptionist behaviour is very sweet my mother and father very impressed with girl she know that how to represent herself food was very testy.one thing is bad one body always stand... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent three days in Varanasi, walking in the ghats, visiting university, Durga temple, Kashi Vishwanath temple, Tibetan tempke and others, took a boat trip. Went to Sarnath city. We liked Varanasi, evening aarti is exciting, food is very tasty

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Thank Saya K
Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Almost all pilgrimage/visitor visit this ghat. Beauty is seen at dusk. Boating to surrounding gives aroma to your trip.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our guide for our 2 day visit. Molu Upadhyay, took us here. So much going on. Wood being piled, bodies getting ready for cremation and families gathering. Rituals that go back centuries

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Daswamedha ghat is the most popular ghat among the other ghats. Mainly because it is closest to the main viswanath temple. One must visit it. The evenings are very pleasant and enjoyable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If one has time you must experience the Sandhya Arti both from the Ghat side and from the boat. It gets crowded so its a good idea to reach early and get a good seat which is free and "first come first seat" and must watch the entire Arti

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