There’s poetry in the everyday sights of Varanasi
Get a glimpse of the inner life of this ancient city
Explore the chaotic and beautiful city with our handy guide
A brilliant numismatist and an expert on India, James Princep, studied temple architecture and illustrated many specimens in the old city of Benaras
You can–t take Benaras out of a Benarasi. Roli Jindal, in her book (Benaras: A Journey Within) tells us what is so unique about the city’s culture and food
The classic Banarasi sari, born after craftsmen migrated to Banaras (Varanasi) from Persia during Mughal times, is today fighting against the fake BanaÂrasis made of Chinese silk and plastic –zari–
The food critic feels that Benaras – aka Varanasi – is a mecca for lovers of food
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