Location: Lying between Babua Pandey Ghat and Chousati Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat is located on the south of Dashashwamedh Ghat and Rana Mahal Ghat in Varanasi. It is in proximity to the local Godaulia market.
Description: Surrounded by many Ghats, Darbhanga Ghat is situated close to a huge building, offering a wonderful view of religious ceremonies that are being performed at the Ghat. It is a perfect symbol of tradition and rituals. Usually, the last rites and rituals related to death are performed at this Ghat by the family members and friends of the deceased. Owing to its architecture, Darbhanga Ghat is steep and narrow, but widens up as it reaches the Babua Pandey Ghat. Having a beautiful temple with a big Shivling, people often visit this Ghat to participate in Pooja and pay their homage to God. Different towers, turrets and its closeness to many local markets attract a large number of tourists. When planning to explore Varanasi, you should visit this Ghat to get a better understanding of Indian traditions and rituals.
Activities: With so many local markets around, tourists can enjoy authentic cuisines and shop for traditional items. Moreover, boating and walking along the Ghat is another thing that can be done to relax and feel the serene environment, which soothes the soul and mind.