Varanasi Carpets shopping is popular activity during Varanasi city tour. The city of light Varanasi and its nearby areas/towns are famous for carpet making, handicrafts, weaving and designing various fiber based items for use and for decoration. Varanasi and its neighboring areas are well known for carpet making. The Varanasi-Bhadohi-Mirzapur belt in Uttar Pradesh produces maximum number of carpets in the country.
The carpets produced in Varanasi region are famous for the excellence in quality and design. Every carpet that is woven here has a distinctive grace and unmatched style that speak volumes about the carpet weaving tradition of Varanasi and its surrounding areas. The stylish and quality of the carpets also proves the genius of the traditional carpet weavers of Varanasi region.
For people interested in buying unique royal styled carpets and other hand crafted items, the Varanasi-Bhadohi-Mirzapur belt offers great shopping opportunities as the carpets are not only cheaper but also they are stylish, fashion oriented, variety in designs and very outlasting. The carpets of this region are famous not just for their looks but also for their really outlasting quality which persuades people coming from long distances both from within India and abroad to here just to purchase some. This carpet belt region also produces hand tufted low, medium and high Knotted Carpets of native India style, Indo-Tibetan style, Indo-western style etc. You name the style or design of a certain type of carpets required by you; they have a solution for you. Well-known carpet types include cotton Dhurries, Chhapra Mir carpets, Abusan, Persian, Loribaft, Indo Gabbeh but also Nepalese carpets and more recent shaggy type carpets. These all are manufactured in various qualities. Once you are in Varanasi, and explore the carpets in the city’s alley, vicinity, lanes and downtown market shops, you will not be able to stop yourself from being amazed at the quality, design and furnished state of the art handcrafts of all these items