Famous Ghats of Varanasi You must Go

First of all before knowing about Varanasi ke Ghat we should have to about Varanasi. Varanasi is known by the name Banaras in the early days. Varanasi is taken from the river Varuna and one of the Famous Ganga’s ghat of Banaras, name- Assi.  Banaras is commonly known by These two Varuna-assi, later it is known by Varanasi. 

Varanasi is a primitive heritage city. Sitting at the bank of the holy river the Ganga’s where lord Shiva is believed to have existed. 

Ghats of Varanasi:

There are more than 88 ghats in Varanasi. Most of the ghats are used for bathing and for pooja ceremony. 

Dashaswamegh Ghat:

The Dashaswamegh Ghat is the most famous ghat as lord Shiva temple named “Kashi Vishwanath temple” is established near the bank of river Ganga.  Ganga’s aarti is being considered at the maximum Ghats of Banaras in a very enthusiastic way on a daily basis in the evening, it seems to have everyone must have to see it once if visiting Banaras. This Ganga’s aarti is the world famous aarti and held in Varanasi every evening. Most of the foreigners are visiting here for being evidence of this world famous Ganga’s aarti. 

Ganga Boating

Assi Ghat: 

Assi Ghat is situated where Ganga river meets to Assi River at southern end of city. This Ghat is not as crowded as other Ghats. People take baths over here before worship of Lord Shiva.

Scindia Ghat:

This ghat is celebrated for having an assortment of the most noteworthy spots of love. As per the Hinduism, it is viewed as that the Hindu God Agni (the God of Fire) was conceived at this place. This Ghat is also famous for having a very old Shiva Temple  which is mostly submerged into the Gange water at the shore. Devotees come here promptly in the first part of the day to contemplate and have life-changing experience(meditation). Individuals result in these present circumstances ghat from all the edge of the nation for scrubbing down in the Ganga River so as to dispose of their everything past sins.

Manikarnika and Harishchandra Ghat:

Whereas two of these are used exclusively as cremation sites such as Manikarnika and Harishchandra Ghat. Hindus trust it will free them from the pattern of death and resurrection. In reality, you’ll transparently encounter passing at Manikarnika Ghat. 

Man Mandir Ghat: 

Another old Varanasi ghat, Man Mandir Ghat is remarkable for its luxurious Rajput architecture. Rajput Man Singh of Jaipur assembled his royal residence there in 1600. An extra fascination, the observatory, was included in the 1730s by Sawai Jai Singh II. The galactic instruments are still in acceptable condition and it’s conceivable to investigate them. Head up to the roomy porch for spectacular perspectives over the Ganges River.

Chet Singh Ghat:

Chet Singh Ghat has its own history. The king Chet Singh who ruled at Varanasi made a fort which is known as Chet Singh Fort situated at river Ganga. In the 18th century Raja Chet Singh and Britisher fought a battle in which Chet Singh was defeated and captured in the fort and imprisoned him.

Also visited other Ghats too such as Rajenda Prasad ghat, Bhadaini Ghat ,Ahilya bai holler Ghat, Prayag Ghat, Munshi ghat it’s all near Assi ghat when you will go Assi you can also visit these ghats too.

 You may also know these Ghats too-  Adi Keshava Ghat, Badri Nayarana Ghat, Bajirao Ghat, Bhonsale Ghat, Brahma Ghat, Chausatthi Ghat, Durga Ghat, Ganga Mahal Ghat. Even In rainy season when the water level of the river the Ganga goes up then also aarati is being held at that ghats etc.


Every year celebrating the festival Dev Deepawali in a very dazzling way on being lighting thousands of diyas at the bank of the Ganga which are either Dashaswamegh or Assi Ghat. You can also enjoy being involved in boatings.

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