Hawang Syong Hawan (21) had jumped into the water for fun following two of his friends when they were travelling in a boat here, police said.
Hawang was soon drawn into deep water, they said, adding that he was part of a batch of South Korean tourists who had arrived yesterday and had come to the ghat for a visit.
His body was recovered by divers and has been sent for post-mortem.
Varanasi: A South Korean tourist drowned in the Ganga near Munshi Ghat on Monday.
First Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 08:12