Ganges River, Varanasi

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#1 of 88 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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  • The river is great and viewing it justifies that river is immortal..I liked the ghat which built around it..You can see the natural beauty over here and can also do boating to explore further...  more »
  • We did a sunrise and sunset boat tour on the Ganges and it was definitely 2 tours i will remember for a lifetime , we even had a dip in the Ganges opposite Assi Ghat  more »
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