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Assi Ghat

Hindu Spiritual Site In Varanasi

Shivala, Varanasi
Sights & Landmarks > Religious Sites
Assi Ghat is the southernmost ghat in Varanasi. To most visitors to Varanasi, it is known for being a place where long-term foreign students, researchers, and tourists live. It is one of the ghats often visited for recreation and during festivals. On typical days about 300 people visit every hour in the mornings, and on festival days 2500 people arrive per hour. Most of the people visiting the ghat on usual days are students from the nearby Banaras Hindu University. The ghat accommodates about 2 show more

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Something unique

Witness the glory of Hindu culture as you visit this destination.

Tips from insiders

  • Do go for boat trips in the river.
  • Visit the ghat early in the morning for the gorgeous sunrise view.
  • Attend the majestic morning aarti to indulge in the local traditions.