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Dasaswamedh Ghat

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Address: Varanasi, India
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$90.00*
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Insight Varanasi Day Tour
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Evening Excursion: Ganga River Walking Tour with Dinner Overlooking the River...
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Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Varanasi including the Golden Temple

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This is the ghat where the famous ganga arati takes place and this is the place you see in most of the pictures of Varanasi. A ghat full of bustling activities. Ganga arati is the... read more

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the ghat where the famous ganga arati takes place and this is the place you see in most of the pictures of Varanasi. A ghat full of bustling activities. Ganga arati is the evening is something not to be missed. Though it starts at 7 pm, would be good to hold right place on the boats atleast 1.5... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most popular Ghats that adorns Kashi. It is famous for evening aarti which is a medoleous, bright, illuminated experience watched by thousands by sitting in boats and from bank

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Go there if you wanna see the famous Ganga Aarti. Else, other Ghats are far more clean, peaceful and beautiful than this one for obvious reason - Dasaswamedh has higher religious relevance. Visiting at 4-5 am in the morning, taking and boat and reaching the other side of the river at 20 Rs could be a far more pleasing experience,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

good place here u can enjoy beauty of ganges n u can also take a ride with boat n enjoy after few meter the kashi vishwanath temple situated here

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is synonymous with some mythological stories stating that Lord Shiva had walked through this place . While one may not find it relevant in today's parlance but this place is now full of hustle and bustle with road side shops trading in local merchandise for the domestic and foreign tourists who flock this place as it is considered... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be sure to take a waking tour though here, and see from a river boat. I am not religious but, All I can say is this is a truly calming and spiritual place. To see a real part of Indian culture that has gone on for thousands of years you come away respectful of it.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

King of all ghats is this one which is thronged with thousands in the evening to see the evening aarti being performed at 6:45pm exactly. Way to this ghat is very vibrant and people have to walk for 500 mtrs to reach the ghat from the drop point (by rickshaws). Be there well before , else you have to stand... More 

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Kanpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most important Ghat of Varanasi on Bank of River Ganga. Must Visit once during Varanasi visit. Beware of Panda Guru. Dont forget to watch Ganga Aarti @ evening.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Place to visit to see the Aarti however Ghats are so dirty these days. Such important places can be developed to attract more visitors and by providing more facilities and making this more friendly place.

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Hooghly, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awsome place. AARATI at ghat attracts tourists abroad also. In the morning, various activities of locals as well as tourists take place. Boat journey during afternoon session is exciting.

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