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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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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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Amazing Ganga Pooja

The Ganga Pooja performed at Dasaswamedh Ghat is an experience.The Light lit Umbrellas, the bells and the entire chanting on the ghats is divine experience

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ganga Pooja performed at Dasaswamedh Ghat is an experience.The Light lit Umbrellas, the bells and the entire chanting on the ghats is divine experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the most holy ghat of varanasi.. this is the ghat where the ganga aarti takes place every evening at 6:30pm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This crowded ghat is the site of the famed ganga aart, I hired a guide through my hotel Nasader Palace and was not disappointed. Be aware hang on to your guide at all costs as the pedsestrian aria leading up to the ghat is chaotic with traffic and super crowded - we were escorted to the seating platform on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the main Gath of Varanasi. There are stores, hotels, restaurants, temples, etc. But the most important thing are the rituals that happen there. You can't Miss Aarti, every day at 7pm. This is a ritual with Hindu priests to honor the Ganga river. Also, there are lots of Ascetics, people selling stuff, medidating, resting, etc. This is the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I attended the Ganga Aarti ceremony on Dashaswamedh Ghat whilst visiting Varanasi during a tour of northern India. It takes place daily just after sunset and is attended by thousands of people, both tourists and pilgrims. We were scheduled to view it from the river on a private boat. The ceremony is a “must see” if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This ghat is the busiest and, although each ghat has its own character, this is the liveliest place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the main and busiest ghat of Varanasi. Make sure you witness the evening Ganga Aarti, it is an overwhelming experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Probably the largest ghat in Varanasi. Quite clean nowadays. In the evening Ganga aarti is performed on this ghat which is worth seeing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautifully coordinated, spiritually uplifting, soul stirring and very energizing experience. The live prayers, the smell of the incense, and the lights of the aarti against the setting sun - incomparable

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good picture of the Indian devotion to their culture - a must see activitiy in Varanasi. For a better view climb the steps to the terraces and rent a chair. Some people take a boat tour to experience this event.

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