The holy city's Banaras Art Gallery is a thriving fine art exposition space established in the year 1988. Set up to promote the vibrant culture and illustrious heritage of the city, it supports various modern as well as tribal artistes of the region. Art lovers can explore myriad art works depicting Varanasi in various forms and portrayals. The gallery also runs the PUNARWAS art program in a bid to provide a successful platform to emerging artistes.
Mehta Art Gallery is located in the heart of Varanasi in Sigra. It is run by Amit Kumar who invites the locals as well as tourists to explore the ancient history and culture of India. The gallery has a gathering room and a meditation room where you can indulge in spirituality. Paintings, Books and other artistic piece of work can be marvelled here. The gallery is open to suggestions and invites its visitors to contribute in whatever way possible.
Located in the heart of Sarnath, The Garden of Spiritual Wisdom is one of the most visited attractions of the city. Found behind the striking Chaukhandi Stupa, it is home to an array of sculptures and displays portraying the fundamentals of Buddhism. A small garden inside contains a number of medicinal plants and shrubs, acquainting visitors with Ayurveda and its benefits.
The adorable green pasture and the well maintained walkways define the visual aesthetics of this prime location in Varanasi. Maintained by the government of Uttar Pradesh, the park is the memorial of the spiritual master Sant Ravidas. The centrally placed fountain and the platform with a statue of the saint provide a surreal ambiance to Sant Ravidas Park in the evenings. Lot of people from around the locality visit the park for a relaxed outing. Flocks of tourists and pilgrims also can be spotted here unwinding.