Kashi, is the amongst the oldest city of the world. It is the abode of 330 million gods and goddesses.As per mytholology, this city stands on the trident(trishul) of Lord Shiva. Just to meet Lord Shiva, the river
Assi Ghaat is the southern most bank of the river
1) Assi ghaat
2) Dashashwamedh ghaat
3) Adi-keshav ghaat
4) Panch ganga ghaat
5) Manikarnika ghaat
But in modern days, adi-keshav ghaat is replaced by Kedar ghaat in yaatra. Bathing in these 5 ghaats bring salvation. This journey is conducted in a boat. Only after bathing in these sacred ghaat, one should visit the Lord Kaashi Vishwanath temple, the most sacred jyotirlinga form of Lord Shiva. Even amongst the above 5, the Dashashwamedh ghaat, Panch ganga ghaat and Manikarnika ghaat are the most sacred one constituting the “tri-teerath” yaatra.