Mansarovar Hotel

Opp: Cant Rly. St., Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221007, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Varanasi

You couldn't make this stuff up....

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney

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... the drivers with a few words. He struck a deal with one of the drivers and told us we'd be sorted. As I reached to my pocket to give him something he brushed my hand away. He wanted nothing but to see us safe and on our way. So after a couple of hugs and lots of thank yous we got our tuk-tuk and Nahandra some well deserved good Karma. A true gent and a great person, our knight in a shiny green shirt and funky scraf! We spent the next forty minutes driving from hotel to hotel trying ...

A dip in the Ganges

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney

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... from all over India bring their loved ones to be cremated. As we respectly observed a local preist came to chat to us. He told us all about the ceramonies and the history of why its such an honour to leave the world at the holy river.
The ancient fort buildings that lean at times almost into the river leave a stunning backdrop on the riverbank. After some prime people watching and some photo shoots with the locals It was time to try some lassi, a ...

The Ganges and the Ghats

A travel blog entry by kaila.mctavish

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... It was this stillness that brought us back to the burning ghats that night. This time informed and unwavering we sat quietly and watched the flames dance in the wind and burn bright against the night sky. I am not sure if it was a result of the vantage point or the darkness of the night, but the bodies seemed to burn brighter and bigger. The black silhouette of a man's still body wrapped in white still reflects in my mind against the burning oranges and reds. ...

Varanasi

A travel blog entry by sammy_moore

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... cheap restaurant that provided the sustenance we needed. Curry was still high on my list and there were plenty of dishes I was yet to try. Trying to get out of the markets became very disorientating and we ended up back on the ghats as the river pointed us in the right direction. The walk was really eerie and the river had a thick smog hovering just above giving it a ghostly appearance. We also passed one of the smaller burning ghats and even though we knew what was ...

Varanasi: Spiritually Rich, Economically Poor

A travel blog entry by travelingamanda

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... here aren't sterilized. Often mothers quickly abandon them because they themselves are too skinny to make enough milk. We can only hope these puppies are reincarnated into a better existence.

In the U.S. if there's a stray, at times people will informally adopt a dog and casually provide it food. However, in India in many ways the humans have also hit their carrying capacity. Poor people don't have the financial or nutritional bandwidth to support another life and perhaps even their ...

Location

This hotel, located on Opp: Cant Rly. St., Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Mansarovar Hotel Varanasi

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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