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Dashashwamedh Ghat

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Time Required: 1 to 2 hours


All days of the week: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Ideally visited at Sunrise and after sunset for the beautiful evening Ganga aarti

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Dashashwamedh Ghat, Varanasi Overview

As the name suggests, it is believed that this is the place where Lord Brahma performed the Dasa Ashwamedha sacrifice. This ghat is a religious spot and many rituals are performed here.

Visit at the time of Kartik Purnima to witness a celestial manifestation in the city of lights - Dev Deepavali. This Ghat is most famous for the Ganga Aarti conducted every evening, and hundreds of people visit it every day. Watching the Ganga Aarti is an experience which cannot be explained in words. When in Varanasi, make sure not to miss this calming experience.

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Dashashwamedh Ghat Reviews

6 months ago by Rajiv Keshri

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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