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Bangali Tola Road | Near Manasarovar Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

associated with HARISH CHANDRA noted king for his TRUTHFULNESS this ghat is used to burn corpses in accordance with religious rites.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Although Manikarnika ghat is where most of the action is, Harishchandra Ghat has an electric crematorium as well.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JayanthiG16
Reviewed 29 September 2018

You see burning corpse here all the time but remember the Ashes of the burnt corspe is ASH which adornes the body of God Lord Shiva.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dishaa674
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I saw it when we are boating in Ganges it gives me feeling of the life, what happens after death. So strange, we passed near by from this place. People takes their relatives dead body there and yes those who are thinking near to there...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Aarti was around 7 pm. Its half an hour ordeal but very majestic to watch. Best place to watch is from riverside from a hired boat.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank deepaks556
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This is one more ghats of kasi alongthe banks of river ganga where cremation of human being were conducted as it's believed that one who has been cremated here attains swargam by hindus and so this is also called burning ghats of kasi

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MangayarkarasiMsamy
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Its good but the littering is quite high.But the feeling of divinity is there though water is not good.We can get to other ghats from here as we can walk along

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This is the most prominent Ghat on the banks of Ganges in Varanasi used for cremation. People from distant place bring the body of their near and dear ones to get cremated here for swift passage to heavenly abode and perform their last rites and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roy_RajRoy
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Harish Chandra Ghat is one of the two cremation Ghats (the other is Manikarnika Ghat) and is some times referred as Adi Manikarnika). Hindus from every places bring the dead bodies of their families and dear ones to the Harish Chandra Ghat for cremation. In...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Simonest
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I loved spending time on Harishchandra Ghat close to the small burning ghat. Also, from January till end of March, a group of nurses offer free care to anyone who needs to be treated. Come and meet the Hope and Care people...

Date of experience: March 2018
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