Kedar Ghat

Open Time : Open 24 hours

Entry : free

Address : Kedar ghat, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Why to visit Kedar Ghat

One of Varanasi's oldest Ghats, Kedar Ghat is regarded as cleaner for taking a bath in the revered Ganga and making prayers to Lord Shiva at the Kedareshwar Temple. The lovely scenery and spiritual atmosphere draw many people there.


  • The Kedareshwar Temple, a superb example of Hindu architecture, is beloved among Bengalis and South Indians and is devoted to Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of Varanasi.
  • There is also a Parvati Kund nearby, a small body of water thought to have powerful therapeutic qualities.
  • You can also take a boat trip from the shore after bathing in the Ganges' holy water.

Nearby Attractions:

  • Harishchandra Ghat (0.1 km)
  • Lali Ghat (0.1 km)
  • Chet Singh Ghat (0.5 km)
  • Assi Ghat (1.2 km)

Nearby Restaurants:

  • Bowl of Compassion (0.6 km)
  • Aadha-Aadha Cafe (0.7 km)
  • Baba Lassi (0.6 km)
  • Mona Lisa Cafe (0.5 km)

Distance from Varanasi: 5.8 km

Best Time to Visit: July and August

Ideal duration: 1 hour

FAQ on Kedar Ghat

What are the nearby accommodations close to Kedar Ghat?

The nearby accommodations include: Hotel Banaras Haveli (1.3 km), Amritara Suryauday Haveli (0.4 km), and Hotel Diamond (0.6 km).

What are the nearby attractions close to Kedar Ghat?

The nearby attractions include: Harishchandra Ghat (0.1 km), Lali Ghat (0.1 km), and Chet Singh Ghat (0.5 km).

What are the nearby restaurants close to Kedar Ghat?

The nearby restaurants include: Bowl of Compassion (0.6 km), Aadha-Aadha Cafe (0.7 km), and Baba Lassi (0.6 km).

How to reach Kedar Ghat?

From the heart of Varanasi, Kedar Ghat is a less congested but still accessible location. You can take a taxi or rent a car to get there; the trip should take you no more than 15 minutes through Lahartara Road and Mahmoorganj Road.

Special Tip

This place is surrounded by amazing scenery which will give you a memorable experience in Varanasi.

By Rebecca Lal

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