The beauty of the River Ganga (Ganges)

The river Ganga , also known as Ganges in the western world, rises in the western Himalayas at Gomukh, flows through India and Bangladesh and empties into the Bay of Bengal.

Historically the Ganga is of high significance with many former provincial or imperial capitals(such as Pataliputra, Kannauj, Kara, Kashi, Patna, Hajipur, Munger, Bhagalpur, Murshidabad, Baharampur, Kampilya, and Kolkata located on its banks.

The river Ganga is also considered sacred by the Hindus as it has nurtured and nourished civilizations since time immemorial.

Let’s see the journey of the river Ganga.

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Gomukh – the origin the river Ganga coming out of a cave.
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The Ganga at Rihikesh
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The Ganges flowing through the Himalayas in Uttarakhand
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Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alakananda at Dev Prayag
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The Alakananda river meets the Pinder river to flow on as Alakananda again at Karn Prayag.
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The Ganga at Karn Prayag
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The Nandakini river meets the Alakananda river in Nand Prayag
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The confluence of Alakananda and Mandakini rivers at Rudra Prayag
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Confluence of Alakananda and Dhauliganga rivers at Vishnu Prayag
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Haridwar clocktower at river Ganga.
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
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Ganga at Haridwar.
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Ganga at Kanpur
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Panton bridge over the river Ganga in Allahabad.
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River Ganga at Allahabad.
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Triveni Sangam
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Triveni Sangam
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Triveni Sangam
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Ganga at Banaras Kashi
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Boat ride in Ganga in Varanasi
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Ahilya Ghat at Varanasi
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River Ganga at Varanasi
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River Ganaga at Varanasi
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River Ganga at Hoogly, West Bengal
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The Howrah bridge over the river Ganga in Kolkata
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River Ganga at Meghna, Bangladesh
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River Ganga, Farakka Barrage, Bangladesh
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Ganga in Bangladesh
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Ganga in Bangladesh
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Ganga heading towards Bay of Bengal.
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Passage of the Ganga from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal

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