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Friday 24 April 2020

Shitala Ghat Varanasi

This ghat was made by Bajirao Pesava-1 in 1740 pt. That is the southern extension of Dasasvamedha Ghat, where exists Dasasvamedha Tirtha and snapshots of Dasasvamedhesvara and Dasaharesvara. After the well-known Sitala temple there, this ghat is understood as after. On the eighth mild- half lunar months of Caitra, Vaisakha Jyestha and Asadha and Asvina people celebrate at the festival of Sitala Asthami.
19th century AD, Shitala Ghat was a part of Dashashwamedh Ghat of Varanasi. Later Shitala Mata Temple was built thereon and this a part of erstwhile Dashashwamedh Ghat had been termed as Shitala Ghat, a replacement ghat. This Ghat was redevloped by Maharaja of Bundi.

Destination: Shitala Ghat, Varanasi
Destination Type: Ghat, Temple
Location: Shitala Ghat, Near Bundi Parkota Ghat, Maidagin, Ghasi Tola, Varanasi
Distance from Varanasi Station: 7 km
Things to do in Shitala Ghat: Shitala Mata temple, Shitalashtami
Best time to visit Shitala Ghat: Any
Where to stay in Shitala Ghat: Hotels in Varanasi
Why To Visit Shitala Ghat: If you came to visit Varanasi must take visit here.
Entry: Free
Shitala Ghat Timing: Open on all days – 24 X 7
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How to Reach Shitala 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.

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