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The store that translate Varanasi.

Bala Ji is situated in Varanasi, but now is also situated in my heart. Me and my friend found... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Musical M
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The Unofficial Ambassador of Varanasi

Bala Ji is more than a shop. It's a meeting place for fellow travelers and a chance to relax from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Traditionnal shop in a alive area,the time to drink a tea with the generous owner or to find a new pant or a new shirt. In this shop you have the opportunities to find some handmade jewellery, incense, statue and as specialy silk, pashmina scarf...more
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| Bhadhani Assi, Varanasi, India
+91 94533 66955
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bala Ji is situated in Varanasi, but now is also situated in my heart. Me and my friend found this place in such a spontaneously way, and could not be different. Suresh, the beautiful soul who own this magical store, have the greatest energy that...More

Thank Musical M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bala Ji is more than a shop. It's a meeting place for fellow travelers and a chance to relax from wandering through the city. The owner behind it is a truly kind soul. I met Suresh through a friend who had been to Varanasi before....More

Thank bassistsalazar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Suresh (the owner of Balaji) is so kind and helpful! If you are in Varanasi, make sure you stop by for some chai and you will leave with a new friend! Suresh's shop is also full of a variety of handicrafts. Make sure you stop...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To me Suresh shoo is more than just a shop, is a place of encounters, of tea and great and lovely conversations, and in top of that you can buy great handycraft at excellent prices. Do jot hesitate to visit, Suresh will make you feel...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I visited on my first trip to Varanasi and made sure I visited again on my second! Sureshji is a beautiful and warm man who made sure I was happy and comfortable in my stay in Varanasi. His shop was beautiful and with fair prices....More

Thank Alfie M
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

thank you for this extraordinary meeting and there is great product of whole India for a good price.

Thank Avryl C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Balaji is one of the best handicraft shops in Varanasi. But one of the best parts of the shop is the owner Suresh. He is always singing, always serving chai, and just the best person. I actually became friends with him and we hung out...More

Thank allison d
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Suresh became a very important person for my semester in Varanasi. He was a kind friend to me who took me to the doctor when I was sick, made me laugh, had many interesting talks, gave me a birthday present and was there anytime needed....More

Thank StinneJ17
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Don't miss this amazing shop. You will find your happiness between scarves and colorful fabrics, craft products that will make beautiful gifts to offer. What makes the charm of this shop, it is obviously Suresh, the manager who will welcome you with his most beautiful...More

Thank Mahima66
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

A small but really cute and comfortable shop filled with positive energy! You can get everything there - beautiful clothes, nice gifts and a great company of the shop owner called Mr. Pepper, a really friendly guy who will arrange everything for you. Would recommend...More

Thank deman471
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