Nestled in the heart of the buzzing Maheshpur town, Godowlia Market is swarming with local traders selling all kinds of stuff at great bargains. Found at a short distance from the nearest railway station, it is labeled as one of the busiest open markets of the city, and quite rightly so. The cramped lanes are packed with stalls selling household essentials, ethnic jewelry, handmade shawls and zari garments, among other intricately designed apparel. Post a tiring shopping spree at Godowlia, one may choose the visit the serene Kashi Temple lying a few blocks ahead.
Manyavar is a popular Indian chain of men's traditional and formal clothing. This Manyavar outlet finds itself in the holy city's Bhelupura area and welcomes shoppers from far and beyond. Find an ethereal selection of ornately crafted sherwani suits, cotton kurtas, wedding wear and accessories. The store boasts of a trendy ready-to-wear collection that sees fresh designs, colors and patterns being introduced every season.
Maharani's Art Palace is a one-stop-shop for those looking to take home souvenirs and gifts from the unforgettable city of Varanasi. Choose from a range of vintage collectibles including ashtrays, candle-holders and pretty lanterns to light up your night. Wall-hangings, statues, art works, photo frames as well as home ware like dishes and bowls can be bought from here.
The Archies Gallery is an absolute treat even if just to browse around in. Soft toys, greeting cards for all occasions, wind chimes, stationery, key chains, red love pillows, photo albums, personalized mugs, accessories, books and all kinds of bric-a-brac line the walls from top to bottom. A set of friendly staff will help you find what you're looking for. Only fixed marked prices here so relax and let the shopping begin.
Varanasi is a beautiful city, filled with color and vibrancy. Dotted with glorious temples as well as other architectural wonders, the city has come to be one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The JHV Mall in the city is a popular choice for shoppers. The three-storey shopping hub has stores like Levi's Bata, Provogue, Adidas as well as eating joints such as Mc Donalds and Pizza Hut. For further details, do call the number provided.
What could the M in Planet M possibly stand for? It's MUSIC! This retail chain has penetrated most urban pockets of India, and Varanasi is no exception. Not just music CDs, also expect to find a range of international movie DVDs, pen drives, digital photo frames, games, Apple iPods, accessories, caps, cups, t-shirts and more. Call for timings.