Hotel Temple on Ganges

Assi Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221005, India | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $17.00
 

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India - The Holiest City in India - Varanasi

A travel blog entry by gemchild on Oct 28, 2013

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We arrived at the Nepal/Indian border ready for a big day/evening of travel.



This border was less intense than from China into Nepal in both aspects of security and culture. We simply went to a tiny office, didn't even go inside in fact, just passed our passports through the window, got stamped and that's it, we were accepted …

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A travel blog entry by ourmaninkome

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... categories of the pregnant women, children under a certain age, holy men (Sadhus), and those who die of leprosy or cobra bite are simply rowed away to the middle of the river and slowly slipped into the water. Some eventually resurface and flow down river. This is all done in a public place where people walk by and can observe this endless spectacle. Not far away women wash clothes in the river. Men take their bath, cattle are ...

New Delhi

A travel blog entry by jon_lowra2014

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So we arrived at New Delhi to find our hotel in the roughest back street area we've stayed in so far. The street looked like a cheaper nastier version of Blackpool lights - Not the place I could walk down on my own. Didn't do much here... We took a twenty minute walk to a shopping area to have a Starbucks, watch Robocop in the cinema and eat a bucket full of caramel popcorn! It's just nice to do something western once in a while! Bonus too that the ...

Looking beyond the streets of Vara"nasty"

A travel blog entry by martycindy

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... Thank you again for reading!

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5 am wake up – it's cold , damp and dark of course, but at least it's pretty clear. Still painful to get up at that time no matter what the reason. For our sunrise boat ride on the Ganges, we are supposed to wait outside the Brown Bread Bakery at 6am for the boatman to pick us up. Literally, as soon as we open our hotel door there is a guy waiting outside on the balcony to offer us a ...

Sunset in the Holy City

A travel blog entry by twogirlsonetrip

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... which means 'city of life'. At 4:38 PM we made our way down to the Ganges to see the daily ceremony at sunset along the western bank. Since odd numbers are auspicious, seven young brahmins preformed this ritual on separate platforms. In unison they put the gods to bed, turning to the four directions and offering various blessings. This always starts and end with blowing of the conch shell. They made the bed for ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Assi Ghat, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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