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“She is Mother Ganges . . . not river !!”
Review of Ganges River

Ganges River
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Private Tour: Temples and Ashrams of Ganga Sagar Day Trip from Kolkata
Ranked #1 of 98 things to do in Varanasi
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Varanasi, India
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“She is Mother Ganges . . . not river !!”
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Mother Ganges, as referred by people here. When you will sit beside her and observe people around her, then only you will come know how she cares for her children.
Neglect people's attitude towards her, it is just like how every other child treats his/her mother.
But a mother performs her duty selflessly and She is mother to around 1 billion people.

Visited August 2014
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Houston, Texas, United States
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“An amazing place”
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Wow - I just knew the mighty River Ganges was going to to something special but it surpassed all of my expectations. This is a place that I will never forget. If you like taking beautiful photos, this place is for you!

Visited August 2014
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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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“Spiritual Place”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

It was a privilege to visit "Mother Ganga", as the Indian people know it. You can see all the spiritual side of India in one place. Went to the evening ceremony of Durga in the river, it's a place hard to describe, you have to live it by yourself.

Visited July 2014
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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“Holy river”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

great river which flows from Himalayas and finesses at Kolkata peoples start bathing early in the morning i liked it

Visited August 2014
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Prostejov, Olomoucky Kraj, Czech Republic
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“Dirty mother”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Ganga same as Varanasi is Dirty and polluted. Ghats are usually crowded and The Ganga evening ceremony is not worth it at all. Definitely don't try to get down there, you don't see anything and will be confused of the music from more sides. The guides will try to charge you 100-300 RS. to give you better view from one of the restaurants or hotels, but even from there is not that charming.
During the Monsoon time is also not possible to go on boat.

Visited August 2014
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