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Photo Essay: My Guide to Varanasi - the Holy Land

Photo Essay: My Guide to Varanasi - the Holy Land Flickr: CK Tse

The many shades of Varanasi that help you connect with the spirit ! 

Photo Essay: My Guide to Varanasi - the Holy Land:

  1. Zostel Varanasi, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
  2. Radisson Hotel Varanasi, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
  3. Clarks Varanasi Hotel, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
  4. ISKCON Varanasi, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

1. A boat ride that leaves impressions on you

A boat ride that leaves impressions on yousource: Ganga Cruise Varanasi

Take a boat ride on the Ganges and get specatcular views of the Ghats, rich traditional rituals being performed by the hopefully religious and catch a glimpse of the elusive ganges dophin

Budget Stay: Ideal Tower Hotel

Mid range stay: Radisson Hotel Varanasi

Luxury stay: Ramada Plaza JHV

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2. An experience of a lifetime, the evening Aarti

An experience of a lifetime, the evening Aartisource: Varanasidaytours

The colors, the sounds, the chanting, the faith of the gathered; all leave you mesmorized

Budget Stay: Hotel Divine Destination

Mid range stay: Hotel Janhvi International

Luxury stay: Welcom Heritage Jukaso Ganges

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3. Meditating at Kedar Ghat

Meditating at Kedar Ghatsource: flickr: Evangelisches Schuldekanat Schorndorf/Waiblingen

Just the right place to meditate and connect with your inner self

Budget Stay: Hotel Varuna

Mid range stay: Hotel City Inn

Luxury stay: Nadesar Palace

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4. Faith and belief at the pre-aryan fertility temple, Lolarka Kund

Faith and belief at the pre-aryan fertility temple, Lolarka Kundsource: Namita Sundar wordpress

An ancient temple near Assi Ghat, popular belief is that couples with no child get blessed with children after taking in a dip in the sacred pond here. 

Budget Stay: Central Residency Hotel

Mid range stay: Cresent Villa Hotel

Luxury stay: Park Plaza

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5. You cant leave Varanasi without trying their 'special' Thandai

You cant leave Varanasi without trying their 'special' Thandaisource: Patrika

Different ingredients come together to present one of the most famous and widely drunk beverage in this part of India!

Budget Stay: Ideal Tower Hotel

Mid range stay: Radisson Hotel Varanasi

Luxury stay: Ramada Plaza JHV

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6. Views of a majestic bygone era

Views of a majestic bygone erasource: Ghumakkar

A spectacular view indeed! 

Budget Stay: Hotel Varuna

Mid range stay: Hotel City Inn

Luxury stay: Nadesar Palace

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7. Buddhist heritage at Sarnath

Buddhist heritage at Sarnathsource: 3gems

A truly magical place

Budget Stay: Ideal Tower Hotel

Mid range stay: Radisson Hotel Varanasi

Luxury stay: Ramada Plaza JHV

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