We went to this ghat in the evening at 7pm to catch the daily evening celebration they hold. It was very good, with fire, dancing and singing, but aim to get there early if you want a good view. Watch out for the kids who...More
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This is one of the main reasons for visiting Varanasi.To watch the Aarti is once in a lifetime opportunity .Must be seen & participated in .The feeling is obviously very sacred the sound of bells & the conch shell makes it all the more majestic....More
Very busy with lots of people going about there daily life on the river. Just watch out for scams and beggers. Also lots of people offering services but not taking no for an answer. This is India as a whole tho.
people come to the Ghats to see the river, Dasaswamedh Ghat is the heart of the Ghats and every night 6 - 8 pm there is an elaborate festival musical happening there, where the boats gather, lights in the water. Not just for Westerners but...More
every Ghat offers something special, and they all complement each other... they are always crowded and full of devoted people that are there to offer the Ganges
Dasaswamedh Ghat holds the biggest evening aarti among the Varanasi ghats. It does get crowded during that time. Plan on arriving a little early to get a good spot, or ride a boat and experience the aarti from the waters.