Shopping in Varanasi
Banarasi sari is a must-buy from Varanasi. Weighing over 500 grams, and price ranging upwards of Rs 2000, these saris come in beautiful colors and designs rich in golden zari work. One of the most famous handloom saris in terms of design in India, these handcrafted creations can spiral out reach for most, depending on the level of brocade work on them. Handloom House and Bhagwan Leela at Sigra, Mehta International at Varuna Bridge and Mohan Silk House near Viswanath Temple are some of the leading places to pick up quality Banarasi saris.
Area around Dashaswamedh Ghat is an interesting place for people looking for knickknacks and traditional Banarasi paan.