Kedar Ghat


A colourful ghat with many steps and a small pool, where a fire aarti is held every evening at 6.30pm.

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1. Harishchandra Ghat

0.05 MILES

Harishchandra Ghat is a cremation ghat – smaller and secondary in importance to Manikarnika, but one of the oldest ghats in Varanasi.

2. Hanuman Ghat

0.12 MILES

Popular with Rama devotees (Hanuman was Rama's stalwart ally in his quest to rescue Sita from the demon Ravana).

3. Dandi Ghat


The Dandi Ghat is used by austere ascetics known as Dandi Panths.

4. Shivala Ghat

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A small Shiva temple and a 19th-century mansion built by Nepali royalty sit back from Shivala Ghat, built by the local maharaja of Benares.

5. Pandhey Ghat

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Lots of laundry is spread to dry at this ghat along the Ganges.

6. Munshi Ghat

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Munshi Ghat – also known as Darbhanga Ghat – is one of the more photogenic ghats along the old town stretch of the Ganges in Varanasi.