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. Plan my trip to Varanasi with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • River Ganga which is always shine like sliver because this river get water from Himalayas. All hindu across the country one time to visit Kashi Viswanathar temple and take bath in river ganga to disso...  more »
  • the view of magnificient sunrise from the Ghats was a sight to behold. the evening Ganga Aarti is not to be missed at all. soak in this quintessential town that offers mouth watering food options, tem...  more »
  • Hindus have a fascinating fixation with this river. You can see why - it's so calm, wide and blue. There really is something about it. Such a shame that a city so holy is treated so poorly. The water ...  more »

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