Jyoti Hotel

Address: Opp: Saraswati Cinema, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Opp: Saraswati Cinema, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
 

Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Sunrise on Ganga Ma

A travel blog entry by paremj on Nov 01, 2014

... line the tops of the ghats, many decrepit and crumbling, some abandoned, along with a few elegant palaces of former days. No structural changes to the exteriors are permitted, and in couple of cases where ambitious hotel owners had stretched the limits, the buildings are now in a state of partial demolition. One large palace is now being converted to a luxury hotel, but it will be an exception. Our guide pointed out ghats where people ...

Getting Down in Holy Town

A travel blog entry by jaseross on Oct 08, 2014

2 comments, 63 photos

... paying their respects. A Ghurkha Band was present and lots seemed to be happening. Then, out of nowhere, heaps of Butanese dignitaries arrived on the scene and we realised why there was such a huge security presence at the event.

Whilst at the hostel we overheard people talking about a ‘Bang Lassi’. Apparently, this is a yoghurt drink that gets you high… I’m not sure what is in it but we are intrigued to find out more. Watch this ...

Learning of Nirvana in Varanasi

A travel blog entry by sam.tank on Sep 11, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... many Hindus come when they know they are on limited days. Over 400 bodies are burned on the banks per day and we witnessed a few while we were there. It was a little disturbing to see, especially with the combo of heat from the sun, and the fires, the smoke, the noise and the constant harassment from people wanting to be our "guide".

Women are banned from the ceremony due to us being more emotional, and crying at a cremation means the soul of the dead ...

Ghat's Disappointing

A travel blog entry by partheymuller on Aug 19, 2014

... planned poorly and forgot that the Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. We changed our plans so we have Thursday to see this wonder of the world.

Sorry about not having pictures. The computers we have been using do not have the slots to put an SD card in or a USB port. Even if they did I have been camera shy since Sister Mercy Maria talked about not making people objects by taking their pictures. I will put up the few pictures I have when I get home.




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Getting nasty in Varanasi

A travel blog entry by claireanddave on Aug 07, 2014

13 photos

... they climb the sides of the buildings to escape the mess of the floor and cause mischief all over, including a 7 hour powercut throughout the city! All the locals can do is chase them off with sticks and slingshots.

We hate saying ...

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