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Friday 24 April 2020

Rajendra Prasad Ghat Varanasi

Varanasi has 88 ghats on banks of the river Ganga. Most of the ghats are using as bathing and puja ceremony ghats, while two ghats are used exclusively as cremation sites. Most of the ghats were rebuilt within the 18th century when the Kashi (old name of Varanasi) came under Maratha rule. The patrons of current ghats are Marathas, Shindes (Scindias), Holkars, Bhonsles, and Peshwes (Peshwas). Many ghats are associated with legends or mythologies while many ghats are privately owned. Morning boat ride on the Ganges across the ghats may be a popular visitor attraction.

In 1979 in reminiscence and honor of the first president of India. Rajendra Prasad this ghat was renamed and made pucca with the aid of the Municipal Corporation of Varanasi. This ghat becomes the northern extension of Dasasvamedha Ghat.

Rajendra Prasad Ghat Information:

Destination: Rajendra Prasad Ghat, Varanasi
Destination Type: Ganga Ghat
Location: Rajendra Prasad Ghat
Distance from Varanasi Station: 7 km
Things to do in Rajendra Prasad Ghat: Walk, Ganga Aarti
Best time to visit Rajendra Prasad Ghat: Any
Where to stay near Rajendra Prasad Ghat: Hotels in Varanasi
Why To Visit Rajendra Prasad Ghat: If you came to visit Varanasi must take a visit here.
Entry: Free
Nearby Tourist Attraction: 
How to Rajendra Prasad Ghat: If you are coming from the outstation and at Varanasi Cantt, you can take an auto, taxi from there and reach the Tulsi Ghat. Also, you can reach here from any corner of Varanasi by taking Auto, Taxi or bike easily.
Rajendra Prasad Timing: Always

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