Best Things to Buy in Varanasi

Best Things to Buy in Varanasi

Varanasi is an excellent place to buy both local and international products. The city Varanasi is one of the oldest and most sacred places for Hindus. This City is known as Banaras also. Many things with which you will feel the connection of Hinduism can be found in the markets of Varanasi.

A trip to Varanasi is definitely incomplete without spending a day in the crowded local markets of the city. It is good to bring a remembrance of this spiritual place before leaving it behind. People visit Varanasi for all possible reasons. No matter what is our reason to visit Varanasi, we all want to bring back a piece of it as souvenirs from the city. Here are some things that you can buy from the markets of Varanasi.

Banarasi Silk Sarees

Sweets and Paan


Medicines (especially ayurvedic)

Gulabi Minakari

Musical instruments like Veena, Flute Tabla Sitaar

Gems and stones

Graphite and stone statues

Gold and ornaments

Glass Beads

Wooden toys


Holy books as well as mythological novels which were written by great authors and professors of Varanasi, mainly from Banaras Hindu University and Kashi Vidyapeeth.

Among all the things, Banarasi saree is a must. It is a beautiful example of Banarasi art and craft and it also tells you how Royal we were in the past. Banarasi sarees are heavy silk sarees. There is beautiful embroidery done on it with zari ( which are gold colored wires).

Ekta Shukla

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