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Established at the conflux of Assi and Ganga river, the famous Assi Ghat has got the international laurels. One of the best visited places, it is mostly known for the gigantic shivling beneath a peepal tree. One of the religiously influential places of India, you will come across a great cultural extravaganza.

Top attractions in Assi Ghat

Ramnagar Fort

One of the masterpieces of mughal era, the Ramnagar Fort has everything to tell you. Apart from the stories, the architecture is another magnificent attraction of the place.


Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh is a multifaceted village that is famous for buddhist temple and hindu temples. A great way for cultural expansion.  

Things to do in Assi Ghat

A great sightseeing place

Assi Ghat is one of the places that holds a mesmerizing sunrise and sunset view. Also, such scenics are great for photography.

Boat riding

Boat riding  at Assi Ghat, leaves you with a soothing experience. It is definitely soul rejuvenation to watching ghats of Varanasi.  

Holy dip

At Assi Ghat, the hindu devotees also take holy dip in the river Ganga. It is believed that having dips in the river, will cleanse the soul.

Best time to visit Assi Ghat

Assi Ghat looks more pleasant during the winter season when early mornings that are filled with fog, looks more enchanting to the eyes. Also, roaming around the Assi Ghat during morning leaves you with a peaceful soul-filtration.

How to reach Assi Ghat?

Locals- Situated at the Shivala in Uttar Pradesh, the Assi Ghat is one of the landmarks of Varanasi. There are several local modes of transports run. You can easily get any auto, bus or rickshaw to reach Assi Ghat.

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Outsiders- If you are choosing airways, the nearest airport is  Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport. Also, railway service is another easy way to reach Assi Ghat. You need to deboard at Varanasi Railway Station and get the local modes of transports.

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