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Dashashwamedh Ghat

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3rd Jume 2017

Ganga Dussehra 2017

Ganga Dussehra is a popular Hindu festival that falls in the month of June. It has a great importance in the history and mythology and is celebrated for 10 days. The Dussehra starts on Amavasya and ends on Shukla Dashmi, and according to the Gregorian calendar it falls in the month of June. The origin of this festival dates back to history and has a long story behind its virtue. It is said that Lord Bhagirath had requested holy river Ganga to come on earth and when finally the river came down to purify the planet, it was named as Ganga Dusshera which also means washing away of doshas/sins. According to mythology, if a human being takes a dip in the river for 10 days, all his sins get washed away. It is majorly celebrated in Varanasi but also has great value in Haridwar, Allahabad, Rishikesh and Garh-Mukteshwar. Offering prayers, taking a dip in the holy river, aarti and kirtans on the ghats of the river are the major activities done during this festival.

People from various corners of the world participate in this festival and do all the religious activities wholeheartedly. This year, Ganga Dussehra is estimated to fall on 3rd June 2017 and will be celebrated at the ghats of Varanasi with great enthusiasm and pride. The mesmerizing views of this festival can be experienced by taking a bus/flight/train to Varanasi.
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Hotels Near Ganga Dussehra 2017

Last Booked : Sep 04, 2016 at 5:31 pm
BrijRama Palace. A Heritage Hotel - Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

23199

BrijRama Palace. A Heritage Hotel

Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

Approx 200 m from venue

Last Booked : Sep 06, 2016 at 11:42 pm
- Oct 01, 2017 at 12:21 pm
Rated
3
pls check the menu rates before ordering but lovely location
Rashmi Guest House (A Place On River) - Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

2500

Rashmi Guest House (A Place On River)

Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi
Goibibo Rating - 3.5 / 5
3.5 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 09, 2016 at 7:27 pm
- Oct 29, 2017 at 7:26 pm
Rated
3
We are having a pleasant stay here and service is good
Hotel Sahu  - D36/265, Dashaswmedh Road, Varanasi

850

Hotel Sahu

D36/265, Dashaswmedh Road, Varanasi

Approx 100 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.3 / 5
2.3 / 5
Shri Guest House - Bengalitola, Varanasi

1000

Shri Guest House

Bengalitola, Varanasi
- Jul 24, 2017 at 11:01 am
Rated
1
Very rude behavior of staff..they don't know who is the manager.. Worst hotel
MAA PADMAVATHI GUEST HOUSE - Golden Temple, Varanasi

800

MAA PADMAVATHI GUEST HOUSE

Golden Temple, Varanasi
Goibibo Rating - 2.2 / 5
2.2 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 15, 2016 at 11:33 am
- Oct 19, 2017 at 12:28 am
Rated
1
Worst room I have got to stay . I never knew this rooms are going to be that bad.
SITA GUEST HOUSE - Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

1800

SITA GUEST HOUSE

Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.0 / 5
3.0 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 19, 2016 at 9:43 pm
- Oct 25, 2017 at 4:44 pm
Rated
4
Excellent location, but for older travellers, the distance from the nearest local mode of transport is daunting, there's so much of walking involved, repeatedly. F & B is good, service is good. The ...
Hotel Alka - Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

700

Hotel Alka

Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.8 / 5
3.8 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 31, 2016 at 4:30 pm
- Nov 12, 2017 at 8:34 am
Rated
1
Only good part is it is very near to Kashi Vishwanath temple and Ghats.
Ganga Fuji Home - Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

770

Ganga Fuji Home

Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 13, 2016 at 7:33 am
Kanha Paying Guest House  - Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

650

Kanha Paying Guest House

Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 1.0 / 5
1.0 / 5