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Varanasi is famous for its silk weaving, and Banarasi silks are a part of every girl’s wedding trousseau. Banaras Brocades are prized the world over. Brassware, copperware, wooden and clay toys and exquisite gold jewellery are some of the other craft the city is famous for.
Embark on an exhilarating shopping adventure through the captivating city of Varanasi, where the bustling bazaars come alive with a kaleidoscope of colors and the echoes of ancient traditions. Start your day by exploring the sacred Ghats of Varanasi, and as the sun rises, witness the awe-inspiring Ganga Aarti, setting a spiritual tone for your day ahead. Then, dive into the heart of the city’s shopping extravaganza at Vishwanath Gali, where the narrow streets are lined with shops offering a mesmerizing array of Banarasi Silk sarees and fabrics, showcasing the exquisite craftsmanship that has defined this city for generations. Continue your retail therapy at Thateri Bazaar, a treasure trove of jewelry, where you’ll discover an eclectic mix of ornate silver pieces and gemstone-studded adornments, perfect for adding a touch of elegance to your collection. As you explore the vibrant Chowk area, immerse yourself in the world of intricate woodwork and brassware, encountering finely carved furniture and charming handicrafts. For a taste of local flavor, savor traditional delicacies during lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple complex and its surrounding shops, where you’ll find religious artifacts and souvenirs that capture the essence of this spiritual city. Conclude your shopping extravaganza at the renowned Godowlia Market, where you can delight in the sensory explosion of colors and flavors as you indulge in mouthwatering street food and browse through a diverse selection of items. The bustling bazaars of Varanasi will leave you enchanted, having experienced the perfect blend of shopping delights and the rich cultural heritage that defines this ancient city.
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