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Ganges River, Varanasi

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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. Using our online itinerary creator, Varanasi attractions like Ganges River can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • this river is very famous and clean river many of people are visit and bath in morning time i visti with my friends and lost of fun. 
  • We had the opportunity to stroll the along the ghats and take an evening boat ride. The banks of the Ganges offers a visual feast from sunrise to sunset!! I would suggest an early morning start 5am an...  more »
  • Maybe you don't hate just for the experience that the Varanasi River Ganges is going to provide. Take a boat ride in the sunshine, something unforgettable. A walk by the shore and take such a culture shock. On the banks of the Ganges will offer you, blessings to massage, massala marijuana.
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  • Dashashwamedh ghat........ Place of most beautiful GANGA ARTI in banaras
  • Great to see and experience. When the river is in flood sometimes in the monsoon season the boat tours are all cancelled by the authorities for safety reasons eg August 2016
  • Ghato ka raja varansi sp baba
  • Jai ho Ganga Maiya ke. The holiest river of the world, and is addressed as "Ganga Ji" allover
  • One of the peaceful place is beside Maa ganga.