Lalita Ghat Overview
This is one of the most famous ghats in Varanasi that is located on the banks of the holy river Ganga. The long stretch from Raj Rajeshwari Ghat to Vishnu Ghat is known as Lalita Ghat, and it is dotted with some of the most famous temples in the world. It has been named after the Hindu Goddess Lalita and is revered to be the center of spiritual belief and enlightenment. Nepalese king Rana Bahadur Singh built it in the 19th century, and it is known to be one of the most venerated Ghats of Varanasi.

The ghat houses Lalita Gauri Mandir, Lord Vishnu’s Ganga Keshava shrine, and a Nepali Mandir. The Nepali Mandir is a typical Kathmandu-style temple that houses the image of Pashupateshvara and also sports an intricate selection of erotic carvings. Devotees from different parts of the world throng into this ghat to take the holy dip in river Ganga. 

Distance from Varanasi: 5.9 km

Best Time to Visit: Morning
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