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Banaras: The City Revealed.

Banaras: The City Revealed.


Michell, George and Rana P.B. Singh, eds.

Cl. Mumbai, 2006

Book ID: 70393

Provides a close look at Banaras' diverse buildings as well as the riverside palaces that overlook the Ganga and the steps (ghats) that lead down to the water, the different styled temples and shrines dotted throughout the city and the mosques and tombs that serve the city's sizeable Muslim population. Also included are the mansions and gardens of the city's elite and its sacred reservoirs and wells.

152 pp., 130 illus.