Varanasi To Welcome One-Of-A-Kind Heritage Museum Showcasing Rich Culture & History Of Kashi, Worth ₹100 Crores

by Sanjana Shenoy
Varanasi To Welcome One-Of-A-Kind Heritage Museum Showcasing Rich Culture & History Of Kashi, Worth ₹100 Crores

Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in not just India, but the world. The ancient Indian city dates back to 5000 years. Nestled on the banks of the river Ganga, it’s often hailed as the birthplace of the oldest religion, Hinduism. Soon, you can get in-depth knowledge about the rich history and culture of Varanasi by visiting the upcoming heritage museum, built at a cost of ₹100 crores.

Varanasi To Open A Swanky Heritage Museum By 2023

According to a Times Of India report, Varanasi will soon be home to a one-of-a-kind heritage museum built at a cost of ₹100 crores. While Varanasi houses Kashi Dham Museum, Sarnath Museum and more, this will be a grand addition to the city’s thriving museum circuit. UP Tourism Deputy Director Priti Srivastava revealed to TOI that this heritage museum shall offer visitors a chance to step into the historical city of Kashi and immerse in its rich culture and tradition.

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This museum will also use modern technology to give visitors a unique visual experience. You can expect a special audio-visual section to take you back in time. This is apart from the relics and old documents displayed in all their glory. Moreover, reports suggest this heritage museum will be built in a redeveloped antique mansion in Varanasi.  If all goes well, the museum will be ready for the public by 2023.

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Things You Can Do In Varanasi

Meanwhile, if you’re in Varanasi and wondering how you can spend your time, then let’s suggest a few places to you. You must make a trip to the revered Kashi Vishawanth Dham temple. Immerse yourself in the divinity of the Ganga aarti. During the winter season, indulge in fresh Malaiyo served by local street vendors. Also, head to heritage museums to educate yourselves about this ancient Indian city.

So, when are you planning a trip to Kashi?

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