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BENGALI TOLA RIVERSIDE
Stroll through the streets and onto the riverside for an insider’s look at the symbiotic life of the riverside people. Continue to Bengali Tola, the street of the Bengalis, to see hidden Mother Goddess Kali shrines and vistas of life along the riverside.
NORTHERN BAZAARS & HIDDEN ALLEYS
Head to an area where few tourists go - the bazaars in the Northern gallis of the old city to find hidden alleys leading directly through the sacred zone of Banaras to the oldest buildings of the city. Here in the lanes, peep inside the shops and temples and see how life is lived in this neighborhood.
CONCERT IN BANARAS GHARANA
In Hindustani music, a gharana is a system of social organization linking musicians or dancers by lineage or apprenticeship, adhering to a particular music style. It also indicates a comprehensive musicological ideology. Hear Indian classical instruments such as the sitar, tabla, harmonium, flute, etc. Generally, the performance starts with prayer followed by a performance with other instruments. Q&A can be available at the end of the session.