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Muslim culture in Varanasi

ISLAMIC HERITAGE IN A HINDU CITY

ISLAMIC HERITAGE IN A HINDU CITY

Starting from Rs2400 / per person
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Varanasi has always been associated with her Hindu tradition and history; however, the city has also been the home for a vibrant Muslim community, whose lineage goes back to 1300 CE. Islamic patronage of the arts, heritage & architecture has shaped the city as we know it today. This walk will take you through charming little-known areas and past monuments, textile houses and sacred places of the local Muslim community.

Cost

for 5 hours including boat and internal transportation
Rs.4,000/- per person (1)
Rs.3,200/- per person (2-3)
Rs.2,800/- per person (4-5)
Rs.2,400/- per person (6+)

Schedule

The suggested times for this walk are in the mid-morning or mid-afternoon (Fridays are best avoided, due to congestion). If you have any special requirements, please tell us and we will do our best to assist you.

Meeting point

Assi Ghat at the mutually-agreed time, or if you prefer we could come to pick you up by boat from your hotel if on the river or by e-rickshaw for Cantonment hotels (an additional rs.250 for Old City hotels / rs.500 for Cantonment hotel pickup, not including transport cost).

Attribute

Islamic heritage

History, Architecture, Handicrafts

Specific interest, Scholarly

On request

Boat pickup

Street food

e-Rikshaw

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