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Label : Top Attraction

Tags : Waterfront

Time Required : 1 to 2 hours

Timings : The Ganga Aarti usually begins at around 6:45 PM (varies with seasons).

Best Viewing : Opt for a boat ride to witness the aarti from the river for a panoramic view.

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Dashashwamedh Ghat, Varanasi Overview

Dashashwamedh Ghat, situated on the Ganges River in Varanasi, holds immense religious significance and cultural vibrancy. Renowned for its daily Ganga Aarti, it offers a mesmerizing experience with spiritual rituals, pilgrim activities, and a lively atmosphere. Every evening, Dashashwamedh Ghat hosts the renowned Ganga Aarti, a spiritual ceremony featuring priests conducting rituals with brass lamps and hymns. This captivating spectacle attracts large crowds, creating a divine ambiance.

Dashashwamedh Ghat serves as a pilgrimage site where devotees take ritualistic dips in the Ganges to cleanse themselves. The ghat's steps are adorned with numerous shrines, creating a sacred atmosphere. Visitors can engage in boat rides on the Ganges, offering a unique perspective of Dashashwamedh Ghat and the city of Varanasi. The ghat's proximity to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple adds to its religious aura, creating a significant spiritual hub in Varanasi.

Dashashwamedh Ghat Highlights

1. Ganga Aarti

Ganga Aarti
Ganga Aarti is an important ritual held on a grand scale every morning and evening on the banks of the holy Ganges. The priests perform the Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat. The entire Ghat gets illuminate (Read More)d with a divine light that can be felt strongly. The magnificent ritual involves huge brass lamps lit with oil and the priests chant the holy mantras that reverberate in the entire location.

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Divvya Kaushik

on Dashashwamedh Ghat 2 years ago
Beautiful experience of Ganga Aarti.. one should never miss that opportunity to attend aarti from Dashashwamedh Ghat only... To get Best view, come as early you can.. In short you can come by 5:30 p. (Read More)m *to get best view.

Rajiv Keshri

on Dashashwamedh Ghat 6 years ago
Beautiful places for travel. This place is full of special things and lot more of Lord Shiva. You can find so many happening things in the stairs of the Ganga.

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