Hotel De Paris

15 The Mall, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221002, India | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Leg 8

A travel blog entry by yailyn.ortiz

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... dhus often wear saffron-coloured clothing, symbolising their sanyāsa (renunciation). This way of life is open ...

Vanarasi

A travel blog entry by dawn8_21

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... Afraid of what would happen to the kingdom if his son became a monk, the king sheltered Buddha from going outside the palace and ensured he saw only happiness and health. Buddha snuck out of the palace on 4 separate occasions and saw 1) an old man 2) illness 3) a dead body and 4) a monk. After seeing the first 3 he questioned the purpose of life because all the kingdom's wealth meant nothin his we all end up getting old and sick and eventually dying. When ...

The River Ganges

A travel blog entry by dawn8_21

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... that the soul leaves the body and passes to heaven, hell or reincarnation. After the body has fully burned the ashes are pushed into the river. We watched the cremation ceremonies from the boat and rode up and down the river until sunset. We each got a candle to light in a small floating flower arrangement and made a wish as we set them in the water to float away. It was beautiful. We then took the boat and joined ...

Varanasi

A travel blog entry by judy.tagell

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... had earned me the nickname Judy Pilkington (thanks to Karlos hedges!) and I have to confess that I can sometimes see the similarities! Apart from the river, Varanasi itself was hot, dirty and dusty. I only really went to the river but I've heard there are lots of amazing temples here. It's was 39 degrees whilst I was there so it was a bit hot to do too much. It's definitely one of the highlights of North India though and not to be ...

Varanasi: Spiritually Rich, Economically Poor

A travel blog entry by travelingamanda

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... can make up a significantly higher number to charge us), and there's also ways the possibility in their mind that we'll give them a big tip. They can bilk us for a bit more money - perhaps even a 300% mark up - and by our price standards the cost may seem reasonable.

Though we've worked hard to perfect our vigorous wrist shakes that mean no, they are persistent. Get rid of one and two more appear. "Madame, Madame, where are you going?" It's annoying, but sobering ...

Location

This hotel, located on 15 The Mall, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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