Varanasi

Cleanse your soul at the holy River Ganges

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River Ganga is considered to be the most important holy river in India. The river flows through several parts of India, and is considered as the trans-boundary of Asia as it flows through Bangladesh as well. There are millions of visitors, devotees who come here to take a dip in the holy river in Varanasi. The Hindu devotees consider the river to be the Goddess Ganga and it was be formed and flowed from the heaven according to the religious beliefs. The city of Varanasi is amongst the sacred cities from which the river Ganga flows and makes it a favourite tourist as well as religious destinations. There are various rituals, religious activities, festivals and many more things which are celebrated on the banks of the river. There are several ghats and temples lined up on the banks of the river. People come here and take a dip in the holy water of Ganga as it is considered that it washes away all your sins and cleanses your soul also helping to attain salvation after death. There are several boat rides available from where you can reach the other end of the river and get the beautiful skyline of the ghats and temples along the banks and this picturesque is worth capturing. The water of river Ganga is a lifeline to thousands of people and is provided for their daily needs. In the evenings you can walk along the riverfront walkway and enjoy the beautiful sunset and atmosphere. You can also see different variety of fishes and birds around the river and in the water.

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