Hotel Ideal Tower

The Mall Road, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221002, India | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $35.00

Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Leg 8

A travel blog entry by yailyn.ortiz


... form of the . In 2014 an all-female akhada (group of sadhus) was formed; it is believed to be the first such group in India


A travel blog entry by dawn8_21


... the monk and learned that the monk's life was dedicated to helping to end suffering in the world he decided this was a much more noble life than that of a king. Despite the fact Buddha was married with a son, and loved his family a lot, he left the palace to begin his path to enlightenment. The swastika sign is used a lot in India to represent good fortune. However, it goes clockwise to signify going with the times, whereas Hitler flipped the sign backwards ...

The River Ganges

A travel blog entry by dawn8_21


... of other boats at the sunset temple service. It was incredible to see all the people sitting on the water watching the service. There were rows of priests each doing the same series of prayers using bells, candles and smoke. It was one of the most breathtaking moments of my life just sitting on the water watching everything around me. Tomorrow we are going back to the river for sunrise so it will be an early ...

Varanasi: Spiritually Rich, Economically Poor

A travel blog entry by travelingamanda


... realize how eager they are for the 50 cents they might make from you (which could mean being able to buy fresh oranges for their family or supporting a child in school). We've never felt guilty for wanting to go on a walk before, but here you can see how your wanting to just get a bit of exercise can have an impact! Add to that the rigshaw chaos and the ever-present touts trying to get you to look at their store, to stay at their hotel, to go on a camel ride, etc. We ...


A travel blog entry by wendypaul


... which is the heart and soul of the city. Varanasi has produced some of the most well-known musicians, philosophers, poets and writers in Indian history. It even has its own dialect, which is quite different from other dialects of the region. Varanasi is a pure vegetarian town - no eggs, no meat or fish and no alcohol (within a certain distance of the river Ganges). We had lunch just after we arrived and checked in. After a bit of a break we got ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on The Mall Road, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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