Vishwanath Gali

This is a little smaller than the Godowlia Market but no less intriguing. It is located in  Lahori Tola. One can find traditional items like bangles and silk trinkets here. The market also boasts shops that sell wooden toys, fabrics and readymade garments. One can also find sweet shops that sell Banarasi food along with the famous Banarasi paan. Other delicacies like golgappas (puffed snack served with tamarind water), puri sabzi (fried bread served with vegetables), chhole kulche (sour bread served with chickpea), bhelpuri (puffed rice snack) etc., can also be tried.

The Chowk

The Chowk is one of the most famous markets in Varanasi. This shopper's stop is lined with small and big shops selling silk clothes and beautifully embroidered salwaar kameez that are made of chiffon and crepe. The area also boasts some old bookshops. Another highlight of this bazaar is its bustling flower market that sees a lot of business during festivals and religious occasions.

Thathera Market

This market is famous for its metal and brass work. The word 'thathera' literally translates into 'smith'. This market lies near the Sankat Mochan temple and has a huge number of brass smiths. Household objects and idols of gods and goddesses are a speciality here. One can also shop for antiques, which are well-decorated and intricate. The market is also popular for water pot Kamandalam, which is carried by Indian monks. Other items that sell here in abundance are copperware, bells, vases, grills, articles of home decoration, carpets etc. Silks, brocades, minakari artefacts etc. can also be found.