- Bharat Kala Bhavan
Situated in university campus, Bharat Kala Bhavan is an art and archaeological museum. It has beautiful collections of artifacts, manuscipts , miniatures, ivory goods, and rare collection of Gujarati, Rajasthani & Pahari miniature paintings. The Mughal miniatures, the sculpture of marriage of Shiva and Parvati and the 11th century statue of Vishnu and the Gandhara sculpture are the major attractions here.
Shopping and street food
Silk weaving is hands-down the most popular art of Varanasi. Banarasi silk sarees with famous gold and silver zari work form an integral part of an Indian bride’s trousseau and are known to have passed on from generations to generations much like family jewels. Fine silks, brocade, jewelry, wall hangings, lamp shades and souvenirs of Hindu and Buddhist deities, etc. can be bought here. The main shopping areas are Vishwanath Gali, Godolia, Lahurabir, Dashaswamedh Gali and Golghar. Be careful, however there are high chances of you getting looted by shopkeeper in the name of authentic things, cross check the prices at several store and always bargain at half price while street shopping(You’re welcome!).