Varanasi Ghats - Ahilyabai Ghat

Varanasi Ghats - Ahilyabai Ghat :
The Ahilyabai Ghat is located south of Dashaswamedh Ghat, between Ranamahal Ghat and Munshi Ghat. it was the first ghat to be named after a person, in this case, Queen Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore who constructed it as well as Visvesvara Ghat in 1778.
In the place of an old site of Kevelyagiri Ghat, in c. 1778 queen Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore made this a pucca ghat. For the first time name of a person was added after the ghat. She was also responsible for re-building the Visvesvara temple, as exists at present, in 1777.

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