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Ganges River, Varanasi

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Experience the spiritual atmosphere of Ganges River in Varanasi, the holiest of the many cities nestled on the massive river’s banks. The sacred river attracts pilgrims from all over the country who come to take a dip in its waters, as well as a number of people hoping to be cremated there when they pass, so as to be freed from the cycle of reincarnation. On a boat ride along the river, you can observe the numerous "ghats" (stone steps that lead into the water), used for the rituals of bathing and cremation. Plan my trip to Varanasi with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • Take a row boat and move up the river. Best at twilight. The Ghats look great from the river. The "aarati" at Dasheshwamedh Ghat is something not to be missed. More information on Papumashi the Nomad....  more »
  • Visit any of the 40 ghats of varanasi to experience the banks of holy Ganges. Boat rides are ample & opportunity to take a dip should not be missed. Try visiting in March April to take the benefit of....  more »
  • Beautiful Ghat neat and clean. Jai ganga maiya
  • it fills you with hindu culture,excellent panorama of ganges.

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