Shiv Ganga Resort

Address: Madhopur Kot, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221005, India | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Madhopur Kot, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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      Travel Blogs from Varanasi

      Varansi oh Varansi how I love thee

      A travel blog entry by cowtowncolleen on Jan 04, 2015

      22 photos

      ... that has been continuously burning for centuries, no women are allowed at these ceremonies but we are able to watch from a close distance without upsetting anyone. I was not disturbed in the slightest by what I saw, just that it is a sight that blew us all away. We followed that up with a famous Blue Lassi! ( an amazing yogurt fruit drink, but these were the best of india) kinda of a crazy orientation. Dead people burning now let's go for ice cream kids! That's ...

      The Passage To India

      A travel blog entry by michael.bell on Dec 15, 2014

      10 photos

      ... we were forced to dice with death and walk down the middle of the road dodging oncoming vehicles and cows. Hundreds of wild dogs rummaged through rubbish at the side of the road and the fumes from the cars was almost unbearable. The sheer amount of characters I saw in such a short walk was astonishing. Tribes of men dressed in orange gowns with painted faces, and folk with an array of coloured turbans and impressive handlebar moustaches walked the streets along with ...

      Sunrise and Sunset - the Ghats of Varanasi

      A travel blog entry by davebythesea on Nov 26, 2014

      2 comments, 16 photos

      ... with ash squatting haphazardly between the cows and buffaloes that lay wherever they saw fit.

      Once on water, our boatman threaded his way out through the swarm of similar craft each laden with its cargo of two or three garlanded tourists, and each trying to avoid sticking an oar into the many swimmers who were hard to pick out in the near darkness. Clear of the melée at last, we moved further off and, as the sun came up from the east, the whole ...

      The holy city with a different cremation process

      A travel blog entry by hayclarketravel on Nov 15, 2014

      19 photos

      ... people bath in the holy waters every morning and do their washing throughout the day. Its a really important religious thing for the India's to bath in the Ganges but with all the dead bodies in it it was one activity I did not partake in, plus it is heavily polluted from upstream factories. Anyway we walked up the Ganges where kids play flying their kites and people do their washing. He walked us up to the burning ghats. This is where they cremat bodies on the river bank. ...

      Varanasi boat excursion - Bharat Mata Temple

      A travel blog entry by vija on Oct 24, 2014

      40 photos

      ... in India. Very interesting. While we could take pictures outside the temples, no pictures were allowed inside. Also,
      Meena was the only person allowed inside the red Durga Temple.

      We arrived back at our hotel just around sunset. I was so tired, I took a Nap and totally missed dinner. Anyway, time to start packing up for an early departure tomorrow, to return to Delhi.
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