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Dasaswamedh Ghat

Dasaswamedh Ghat Road | Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
+91-8743000333
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Insight Varanasi Day Tour
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Evening Excursion: Ganga River Walking Tour with Dinner Overlooking the River...
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Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Varanasi including the Golden Temple
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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Dasaswamedh Ghat Road | Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is an amalgamation of culture. U find people from all over the world here. And the evening arati us something to see again and again. The saree shops around the ghat are all bogous. Don't visit those. The boat rides are good. They...More

Thank mainakbhadra
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited during the noon once. It was really tough to cope with the scorching Sun during summer. However, during evening we once again visited the place to witness the famous prayer (ARATI) from the boat. And it was a nice feeling to be with the...More

Thank SubirBose
Reviewed 5 days ago

Diesel boats must be banned. Spreading lot pollution during peak hours of Ganga Aarti. It is difficult to breath during this period because of smoke pollution spread by the diesel boats.

Thank AK S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dasawamedh Ghat draws you back time and time again .... it is such a powerful place . I experienced the Aarti ceremony on a smaller scale at other Ghats BUT this is where it will wash over you like a spiritual cyclone ... At...More

Thank Kingspoon
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw the aarti ceremony on three different occasions from 3 different angles at the Ghat. If was surreal!! Saw it closely, how people from different walks of lives and origins sit together bound by the sheer love and equality. Even saw the Ghat in...More

Thank Vaibhav_Syal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are cremations taking place here on a daily basis - the ritual is very sacred to the Hindu people - fascinating ritual

Thank 187147George
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an hour long event worth participating and experiencing it. Person of every age can anticipate something to look forward. The env is buzzing with positive energy, colorful ambience, and spiritual feeling on the banks of Ganges river. Dont miss if you are in...More

Thank DR_SRBABU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dasaswamedh Ghat is one of the most important Ghats of Varanasi..It is believed that ten horses were sacrificed by Lord Brahma to allow Lord Shiva to return from a period of banishment. This is the Ghat from where Ganga Aarthi is performed.. We can see...More

Thank twinkle906
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, quintessentially Varani flavor. The aarti is elaborate, colorful and touches the lives of many- this ghat unites all and many.

Thank tanikasarkar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not miss Ganga aarti for anything in the world. Its the most beautiful amalgamation of humanity and faith. Must visit place in Varanasi. Do light a candle and float in the river for your loved ones. there are many restaurants there where you can...More

Thank Ashutosh962
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Avishek G
how will be the weather during 30th november ? what time is the aarti ? how to see the aarti ?. and where to take a boat ride ?? which areas they cover in the boat ride and how much they charge ?
15 November 2016|
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Response from rohitd2016 | Reviewed this property |
November will be a good time to visit. As these places get too hot during summers and too cold during winters. I suppose November's weather will be good, in case you enjoy winter. Aarti starts around 7 till 8pm. And you'll... More
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CheerfulTraveler22
Does the Spa offer massages? Can I make an advance reservation for Sunday mid-afternoon, November 9 by email before my arrival?
4 April 2015|
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Response from rajeevbajpai | Reviewed this property |
Spiritual massage at the ghat any time during your visit without appointment and the body massage /spa at numerous hotels nearby with appointment
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Prakkash08
How about varanasi climate on september and Dec? Pls advise.. Thank You.
23 March 2015|
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Response from traveller4mdelhi | Reviewed this property |
morning and eveings would be cold..during the course of the day it would be warm in sept but towards december light woolens would be required.
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