Rahul Guest House

N1/15 D-10 Gangotri Vihar Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221005, India | Hotel
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The Ganges

A travel blog entry by deepakandnigel on Dec 21, 2013

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... stretchers. The bodies covered in brightly coloured sheets are placed on a mound of wood and the the fire is lit by the eldest son or husband. Women are not allowed to mourn here as they believe tears are bad for the departing soul. So many metres further along people are using hoses and other tools to fish for the gold from teeth, fingers and other jewellery as it is bad luck to remove them from a dead body before cremation/burial. After leaving the riverside we ...

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This hotel, located on N1/15 D-10 Gangotri Vihar Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsRahul Guest House Varanasi

    Reviewed by katy_and_scott


    Reviewed May 21, 2013
    by (10 reviews) Manchester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Friendly helpful staff, ok food, nice atmosphere, Full Indian pomp decoration in the rooms :)

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Rahul Guest House Varanasi

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent