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Place to watch Aarti Ceremony

Interesting ceremony that place at dusk each day celebrating the river. Music, people dancing and dunking themselves in the Ganges River. Small candles set afloat. Pay a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
cynthia s
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting ceremony that place at dusk each day celebrating the river. Music, people dancing and dunking themselves in the Ganges River. Small candles set afloat. Pay a little extra and they will give you a seat above to watch the ceremony from. In my opinion, don't bother. Sit down in the actual steps with the crowds. You don't need to... More 

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

It is referred as a “Main Ghat” of Varanasi by the tourists and the guides. This is the 35th ghat of Varanasi. Most important temple Vishwanath Temple is located near to this ghat. You can see famous Bamboo Umbrellas all along the Dashashwamedh Ghat. Under the bamboo umbrellas, sit priests known as Pandas, Ghatis and Tirtha Purohit, those who assists... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This ghat on river ganga is one of the most famous ghats in India. primarily known for its famous ganga aarti in the evening, this ghat is indeed a place of attraction for tourists. the entire ghat lights up in a beautiful manner during the aarti. Only issue is cleanliness. The ghat isnt that clean enough.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the most famous and pious Chat in Varanasi. The famous Ganga Aarati. ( Subjugation of the Holy Rivet Gangs) takes place every evening which is very colorful and must see event. This is best seen from the boats and the sight of series of young priests chanting holy mantra and doing Aarrti ceremony with huge brass oil lit... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Dasaswamedh Ghat for my sons mundan function. Since being the monsoon seasons the river was soaring above the normal level half the ghat was submerged. We had to take alternate route to Mata Shitlaa temple. Had a good darshan as the temple was not crowded at the time.

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Popular ghat of Varanasi. Best ghat for Boat ride in GANGA. Must seen is Ganga Aarti. Kashi vishwanath temple is near to this Ghat.

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Varanasi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the ghat is famous for its ganga aarti which usually starts around 6:30 to 7:30 PM which adds to the beauty of river ganga and the environment is awesome, nobody will ever want to leave the place. A must visit place in Varanasi.

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Guwahati, Assam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ahhh I was waiting to visit this place. Although i was alone but still decided to venture out inspite of warnings of being cheated by many locals in terms of Charing extra money being a tourist. But nothing of this sort happened. I went and took a boat ride along the Ganges and then also happened to see the Ganga... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was so much importance that daily some thousands of devotees/piligrims visit the are for viewing the evening ganaga aarathi. There is so much of chaos around this place and every local person takes advantage of the situation by robbing a piligrm by cheating. Th eplace is not very hygenic and dirty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sight of evening arti is worth it. Hundreds of people gather at the banks of Ganga listening to prayer songs and watching the arti. Its a must visit. Sadhoos, photographers and sellers may disturb you.. just avoid them.

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