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Brij Rama Palace Varanasi

India, Varanasi

Dating back to the 18th Century this ornate palace is full of traditional touches
Overlooking the River Ganges where you can watch Hindu celebrations and rituals
Just 32 rooms, with five star personal service and all the amenities you need
Live music and fine vegetarian dining are offered every evening

Immerse yourself in the Hindu heritage of India in the Brij Rama Palace Varanasi. Built in the 18th Century and retaining much of its original charm and features, take in the arches, antiques and artwork which adorns the walls of the hotel. Overlook the River Ganges from the large windows of the hotel and take in the ceremonies which take place on this holy river. In the evenings, enjoy fine dining in the vegetarian only restaurants, along with live music, candles and folk dancing. 

There are just 32 rooms in the hotel, meaning you can enjoy a highly personalised service and a warm Indian reception. Yoga and meditation sessions are held on the rooftop at sunrise, as well as boat rides with excellent dining options. 



Bars & Restaurants


Soak in the views over the Ganges River as you linger over a long traditional Indian meal. Vegetarian dishes are served by expert chefs, with the beautiful interiors taking you back to days gone by. 


Set on a terrace this pretty café serves speciality teas, coffees and Indian favourites including Thandai, coolers and milkshakes. Street food items and other dishes are also included. 

Activities & Entertainment

Sunrise Meditation and Yoga

Watch as the sun rises over the River Ganges as you enjoy guided meditation and yoga classes on the hotel’s rooftop. 

Candlelit Boat Dinner

Perfect for a romantic evening, watch the reflection of the candles as you float down the iconic River Ganges and indulge in an exquisite dinner. 

About the location
Overlooking the iconic River Ganges in Varanasi, the Brij Rama Palace is the ideal place to immerse yourself in India’s most spiritual city. The Ganges River plays an important role in Hindu ceremonies, with celebrations of life, deaths and cleansing rituals performed daily. Take a boat trip and see the Hindu priests as they perform these rituals, or visit some of the city’s beautiful temples. 

The busy streets of the city are alive with colour and activity, with merchants haggling with visitors as they make their way to the ghats of the river. These steps are where Hindus make their way to the river for a celebration.
Nearest airport
Varanasi Airport is an hour’s drive from Brij Rama Palace Varanasi
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Grandeur at the Ganga
Piegel, Jaipur, India
Tripadvisor review Sep 16 2018
We decided at short notice to pay Varanasi a quick visit over the weekend, staying one night at the Brijrama Palace as it is a quality hotel situated in the heart of Varanasi beside the Ganga river...
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Perfect riverside location
Concatenation, Jaipur, India
Tripadvisor review Sep 16 2018
My husband and I made a last minute decision to weekend in Varanasi and on searching available accommodation the Brijrama was the standout choice . Perfect location overlooking the Ganges in a...
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