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Address: Varanasi, India
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Termed as main ghat of Varanasi, it , as per mythology, was created by Lord Brahma to welcome Lord Shiva. Kashi Vishvanath temple is very close to this ghat. Ganag Aarti is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Termed as main ghat of Varanasi, it , as per mythology, was created by Lord Brahma to welcome Lord Shiva. Kashi Vishvanath temple is very close to this ghat. Ganag Aarti is another attraction of this ghat in the evening.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was the place I visited three times during my stay of 4 nights in Varanasi. The place is crowded but clean (thanks to clean india program). Ganga Aarti is the most attractive and sounds so holistic. Must visit for every tourist in Varanasi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A hive of activity and a good location to see the burning ghats and the evening performance. I definitely recommend it for location as there are quite a few decent guest houses nearby.

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went to Banaras with my college friends and were in the city for 3 days or so.... the first day Aarti experience at Dasaswamedh Ghat was so amazing that there was no way we were not going there all evenings during our stay in the city. The whole atmosphere is very energizing and yeah, kinda feel pious. Don't read my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Dasaswamedh Ghat located at the center of all ghats in Varanasi is the main ghat for all pilgrim's and travellers.After bathing here people go to Kashi viswanath temple near by. One can take boat ride to view all Varanasi ghats . Evening Ganga aarati is a must watch for all the travellers visiting varanadi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is the main Varanasi's ghat, at any time there is a lot of people, sadhu ( holy men), tourist, locals etc. This ghat gives his best during the daily Aarti Ganga, the evening ceremony to the Ganges, which take place every day at 7.00 pm. From this ghat you can beside get straight to the center of the city.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The ghat is located in the heart of the city, best time to visit is during early morning and evening, there are lot of shopping attractions near by this place specially for females and kids so pack your bags and good luck for your trip, also do keep the place clean

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

By day it is just another ghat by the Ganga. But by night the ghat comes alive. At 7 PM there is a night aarti ( pray/ offering) to the Ganga and Shiva. You can stay at the ghats and watch it or you can get on a boat (Rs20/- per person) and watch it.. And I must say.. It's... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The place is quite famous and beautiful during the aarti ceremony each morning and evening. The lights, colors, boats, flowers, ringing bells, priests and devotees- everything can be seen in abundance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Visit the place, sit in the bank of river Ganga, relax and enjoy the cool breeze and the holy water beneath. Dasaswamedh ghat is clean and well maintained too. You can get ferry rides too on the river to explore all other ghats and temples near the bank of the river.

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Address: Varanasi, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi

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