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Ganga Aarti
#1 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
If you just want a feel of the aarti along with a tour of the Ghats then you can hire a row boat, they take around the Ghats from the Harishchander Ghat to the Manikarnika ghat and you get a bird's eye view of the...
One can see it from the banks of Dashashwamedh ghat too, but guess the river view is better!
19 Ways to experience it
Banaras Ghats
#2 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
A scenic series of ghats line the banks of Ganges, each with a unique legend and a purpose, u can have a walk along or take a boat ride to capture the excellent view.
Must visit in Morning and Evening time to see Sunrise and Sunset view and also for Ganges Aarti ( Worship ) which is very very famous.
20 Ways to experience it
Dasaswamedh Ghat
#3 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Dashashwamedh ghat is famous for Evening Ganga Aarti, the ghat will be crowded in the evening, best view to watch the Ganga Aarti is from boat, Kashi vishwanath temple is very close to this ghat, it's a must visit...
Cacophony of sights and sounds is the most unique experience Do reach the ghat 30 minutes before the Aarti starts, time of aarti is around sunset, do check from locals for the exact timings.
30 Ways to experience it
Assi Ghat
#4 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
One can also enjoy boating for a tour of the ghats with the boatman sharing interesting folklore, one can go the other side of the river for camel/horse rides or simply for a stroll on the sand with a great view o...
This is a must visit place for anyone traveling to Varanasi offering majestic view of Ganga exhibiting rich Indian traditions and culture.
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Sankat Mochan Temple
#5 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Very beautiful view of Lord Rama's Darbar and Holy Image of Bajrang Bali.Must See.
A nice temple with a open view.
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Manikarnika Ghat
#6 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Easily the most exciting Ghat, although when the Ganges is low during the summer you can walk easily along the entire length of the Ghats in about an hour - with time to stop and stare at all the amazing sights.
Truly unique experience to observe the actual cremations and view the rituals unfold and the passion of their faith.
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Tibetan Temple
#7 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
A very knowledgeble guide gave us some excellent background on the truth and mythology of the site and the buildings on site.
Quick view of stunning art
New Vishwanath Temple
#8 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
But this VT temple in Banaras Hindu University is quite good and bigger temple with multiple floors and excellent design with stones makes this another excellent temple in Banaras to view.
After coming from old temple in the crowded city, coming to this place amid natural vast space is welcome site.
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Sarnath
#9 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
You will find tourists here from all over the world round the year.The vast lush green area,and its peaceful,serene beauty will capture your heart at once.A great religious site for Buddhism as Lord Buddha gave hi...
Beautiful and peaceful site, highlights the golden era when Ashok commissioned several stupas and interesting sites to spread Buddhism across India!
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Dhamek Stupa
#10 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
This bell shaped stupa is still very well maintained and is the highlight of the excavated archaeological site in saranath dating back to several centuries.
Important place to all Buddhists and a place remembered for one of the greatest sons of Buddhism "Great Anagarika Dharmapala" who sacrificed almost his entire life to preserve these Buddhist sites for millions of...
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Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple)
#11 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Lovely little temple with a good view of Manikarnika Ghat.
morning site seen by boat also before burning ghat this place we can see.
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Banaras Hindu University
#12 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Beautiful campus with historical view
A heritage site with the academic strength
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Kedar Ghat
#13 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Varanasi City Known as the city of Ganga River and its Ghats an Evening all Ghats celebrated and performed Ganga Aarti and very beautiful view from Ganga River, Kedar Ghat is also one of them a place where several...
As you walk along, or boat ride along the Ghats, you will see this famous site.
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Tulsi Manas Temple
#14 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
This temple is famous because of the environment and inside views.
The view from the top floor is good.
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Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple)
#15 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Its a very famous and holy temple site which is visited by hundreds of thousands of devotees and tourists every day of the week so pls be patient and try to get used to the crowd and hustle and bustle or as in ind...
... We reached the hotel and relaxed for a while and went to Dashwamedh ghat for the ganga Aarti which starts around 7 PM.Its highly recommend that to get a better view of the aarti you should reach before it starts.
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Statue of Standing Buddha
#16 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Located within the Thai Temple, do spend some time at the statue site.
Monkey Temple (Durga Temple)
#17 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Also temple deity is visible from a small window which is perfectly placed to view deity right from main road.
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Batuk Bhairav Mandir
#18 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Ashoka Pillar
#19 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
The Ashoka Pillar is a part of the archaeological excavation site in Sarnath.
The statue of three lions was made by lord Ashoka and since broken has been shifted to archeological museum in Sarnath from the original site The emblem can be viewed in the Indian currency and signifies the golde...
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Vishalakshi Temple
#20 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Beautifull godess seen first near the entrance of the temple.Godess view is near inside the temple.Always there is crowd in this temple.
The importance of this site is that according to Hindu legend, one of the eyes (Akshi) of Goddess Durga fell in this spot along with a pair of earnings.
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Harishchandra Ghat
#21 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Take a boat ride for some of the best views of the ghat.
This spot marks the most holy cremation site for Hindus.
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Thai Temple
#22 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Although the site is modern, for me it was the most beautiful and impressive thing I saw in Sarnath and is a “must see” when visiting the area.
A lot quieter than many of the other more famous sites.
Man Mandir Ghat
#23 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
The best part is the crescent view of all the ghats of varanasi from the terrace of this building.
Still we can view these ghats while we go boating along the ganga river
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Bharat Mata Temple
#24 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
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Annapurna Devi Mandir
#25 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
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Darbhanga Ghat
#26 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Iconic Landmark
Chaukhandi Stupa
#27 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
This is a stupa built to mark the occasion of arrival of Lord Buddha to the very site for meeting and preaching his 5 disciplines after attaining enlightenment at gaya.since this is just an half an hour journey fr...
Great views of Sarnath from the top.
12 Ways to experience it
Tulsi Ghat
#28 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Amazing Ghat with Temples, Good Views!
Good view of all ghats of Varanasi
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Malviya Bridge
#29 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
Superb view of river Ganges in rainy season...
Shivala Ghat
#30 of 80 Sights & Landmarks in Varanasi
so i was chilling around this ghat for about a week, a lot of interesting people come around and chill there as well :) the view of sunset is pure bliss
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