Varanasi Diary

Varanasi also known as Banaras is landed on the banks of the holy river Ganga.The city is known worldwide for its many ghats, embankments made in steps of stone slabs along the river bank where pilgrims perform ritual ablutions.

Of particular note are the Dashashwamedh Ghat, the Panchganga Ghat, the Manikarnika Ghatand the Harishchandra Ghat. Thier are particular ghats  where Hindus cremate their dead. Varanasi is considered as the abode of lord Shiva which attract thousands of saints and worshiper of lord shiva every year.

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