The cremation ghats in Varanasi. Hindus consider it auspicious to die and be cremated in Varanasi as it breaks the cycle of death and rebirth. Read more about things to do in Varanasi in my travel guide.
India Travel Inspiration - Varanasi is one of the oldest living cities of the world. This sacred city is set on the banks of the mighty Ganges, where the centuries-old religious bathing and cremation rituals at the Ghangha ghats are a daily occurrence.