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Ganges River, Varanasi

#1 of 86 in Parks in Uttar Pradesh
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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  • A lot can be said about the Assi Ghat, but those will only be words. Its a must visit place.Their is so much of solitude at the Assi Ghat. It offers a amazing view of the Ganga ji and one must visit.....  more »
  • Ganga river is one of the most sacred rivers among Hindus in India. Ganga river originates from Gangotri in the north of India where it is named Bhagirathi after King Bhagirath who is known for...  more »
  • Beautiful Ghat neat and clean. Jai ganga maiya
  • it fills you with hindu culture,excellent panorama of ganges.

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