Panchaganga Ghat
Pancha Ganga Ghat

Panchganga Ghat, a sacred located at the confluence of five holy rivers (Panchganga) meet. The rivers are The Ganga, The Saraswati, The Dhupapapa, The Yamuna and The Kirna. This Ghat is a major Hindu religious attraction in Varanasi. This is the place where Alamgir Mosque built by Mughal Aurangseb is located. It is believed that the mosque is constructed on a place where there was an ancient Vishnu temple. The great scholarly teacher Vaidant Ramanand, the Guru of great saint Kabir, preached his disciples at this place. The saint poet Tulsi Das composed the famous literary work Vinay-Patrikahere by staying at this holy place. This Ghat is credited with eight water front locations for doing religious rituals.