Ganges River, Varanasi

4.4
#1 of 93 in Parks in Uttar Pradesh
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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  • We stayed in the Brijrama Palace hotel and had a river view room. It is said the river provides the life of the city and we experienced how the Ganges supports the community through out the 24 hour.....  more »
  • Ganves River, the Holy Ganga Maa, attracts crowds of people, from devotees to curious tourists. It's wonderful to sit in some quiet place and simply observe the Holy river and the locals activities...  more »

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