Ramada Plaza JHV Varanasi

The Mall, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221002, India | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Holy and intriguing Benares

A travel blog entry by dijoh2o

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"Tomorrow start at 05:45 for boating on the river to see the ghats?", the guy from the travel agent who picks us up from the new Varanasi airport asks us in the hotel. “No way”, Chris replied immediately. So at 09:00 the next day we started our tour of the holy city that is 3,500 years old. At 09:20 we were on a boat, with Chris in the …

Free day in Varanasi

A travel blog entry by phildyard

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... of the women in our group had hennas while the rest of us had a drink and used the wi-fi. Later we had our final dinner in India.

Tomorrow, we will go directly from our hotel to the airport for our long journey home through Delhi and Brussels. From the time our plane takes off in Varanasi to the time we are due to land in Toronto, it will be about thirty hours! (We have a ten-hour layover in ...

The holy city

A travel blog entry by hayleymarsh

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... later committed to the waters off the holy Ganges. Hindu's believe that in dying there, it ensures release from the cycle of rebirths and an instant admission to heaven, ie; will attain eternal salvation or 'nirvana'. There are about 100 ghat's all together and they are all located on the western bank of the river. After arriving at the main ghat, we got on a little row boat and heading upstream, I got to see lots of people bathing in the river and also saw some (very ...

North India Part Two: Mother Ganga and Beyond

A travel blog entry by nicoleloser

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... man.

We arrived in Hardiwar at 21h00, had some marigold wreaths strung around our necks, and were then off to our Ashram in Rishikesh, Parmarth Niketan.

On arrival we were given the schedule - yoga and meditation at 6h30 am. Joy and delight.

While I have always had some curiosity about it, I have never really been one for yoga and meditation. So I tried to keep an open mind amidst my reservations. I must say it was much more enjoyable ...

Varanasi, The Holy City

A travel blog entry by bevj

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... you can just walk through this area unchallenged as long as you show respect.

Funerals are a ritualistic affair. Bodies arrive on biers covered with flowers and are carried down to the river to be dipped in the holy water. They are then placed on the wood pile and the fire is lit. It takes about three hours to burn a body. After that the relatives have to wear white for about 2 weeks. When we took a daytime boat a body floated past. The oarsman told us ...

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