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Chaumsathi Ghat

Address: Waterfront, Varanasi, India
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Ranked #38 of 71 things to do in Varanasi
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Chaumsathi is one of the quieter ghats along the Ganges. From the river you can spot it by its bright red and white striped stairway. Today the Sitarama Omkara Das Kashi Ashram is located here. Its a major bathing place for pilgrims. The King of Udaipur renovated the ghat in the late 1500's. It once provided shelter for a Sanskrit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Varanasi is symbolized by its Ghats, with as many as 81 for different purposes. Some of them are related to particular deity while others are simply to bathe. Varanasi, its Ghats and Mother Ganga, the holy river of the Holy city, cannot be described in words. Although you are not a religious person, it is almost impossible not to get... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

It was a wonderful experience to see the worship ceremony at sunset. The Ghat (forgot the name may be dameshar) offers a splendid view of the River front.

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Monterey Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We went to the waterfront by bicycle rickshaw which costs about 100 rupees from our hotel. It is through the town to the waterfront, and along the way you use all your senses and just try and take it all in. One of the most interesting things that you have to do while you are in the oldest religious city... More 

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Knighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

what can one say? The Ganges may not look the most inviting river, but the whole atmosphere of The Ghats, the river and the general atmosphere is without compare as a holy city.

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