Ganga View Guesthouse

Address: Asi Ghat, Waterfront, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Asi Ghat, Waterfront, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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Travel Blogs from Varanasi

India: The Inside story

A travel blog entry by meva on Jan 10, 2015

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... improves the situation.
He also explained how tourism rorts were working against classification of sites as World Heritage listings by UNESCO. He had precipitated an investigation into the reselling of tourist tickets at Sarnath through a citizen action media program. This uncovered that staff were collecting whole tickets from tourists rather than removing half of the ticket. These collected whole tickets ...

Our First Taste of India

A travel blog entry by theresabill on Dec 29, 2014

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... back down to the Ganges. It was extremely crowded, but we made it on time to get into our boats and head to the site of the cremations. There were 22 or 23 funerals happening at once and the site was very solemn and incredible to witness. The huge flames could be seen from quite a distance on the water once the sun had gone down.

Our guide explained that only males can attend funerals. Women are more emotional and if the deceased person sees someone crying, they will ...

Varanasi and the Ganges

A travel blog entry by steverino on Dec 18, 2014

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... If you have lived a virtuous life, your next life is likely to be better than the last. If not, you could come back as a cockroach. So why take a chance?

Which is why there is a constant parade of bodies being caried through the streets of Varanasi and down to the burning ghats on the Ganga. There are approximately 250 cremations per day, 365 days a year. All of them end up in the holy Ganga. Men's bodies are wrapped in white shrouds, women's in more brightly ...

Varanasi by rickshaw

A travel blog entry by alex.mitrovic on Dec 04, 2014

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Today my guide took me for a tour of the city with a rickshaw we started at s temple where it wasn't dedicated to any deity and had a marble map of India that was made before independence. Then we went to Hindu university as well as the Shiva temple where we had to leave our shoes at the front gate the Shiva lingum was amazing and there were rows of people waiting to have some of the water placed on their heads and forehead. Then to the Hanuman temple which again unfortunately no ...

Bags are back!!

A travel blog entry by hannahriddoch on Nov 21, 2014

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Our bags were on our Varanasi flight, so only after two days without them we had been reunited. Varanasi is crazy. Soo many people, cows, goats, stray dogs wondering the streets. The smells and scenes are something that you any really prepare for and something I've never experienced. ...

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