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Address: Raja Sir Motichand Road | Raman Niwas opposite Akashwani, Varanasi 221010, India
Phone Number:
+91 98390 58007
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The gallery is closed for summer break.

Currently there is no exhibition.


The gallery is closed for summer break.

Currently there is no exhibition.

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An oasis

What a fabiulous find in Varanasi. We discovered a wonderful photography exhibition. We bought one set and came back the next day for another purchase. The hosts could not have... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Janine B
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

What a fabiulous find in Varanasi. We discovered a wonderful photography exhibition. We bought one set and came back the next day for another purchase. The hosts could not have been more hospitable and friendly. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Janine B
Jerusalem, Israel
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

A wonderfull get-away from the busy and dusty city of Varanasi. A must-visit point for art lovers. An excellent place for artists who would like to spend some time in one place, focusing on their art, in this holy city. wonderful garden, well kept flours, very clean, peacefull atmosphere.

Thank Agi_Wittich
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

And indeed the couple who runs it does such a wonderful job by providing the platform for young and talented artists.Very peaceful and beautiful place to visit.🤗

Thank uziel1
Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I've been in Varanasi for about a week, and visiting Kriti Gallery was one of the best part of the visit. The gallery gives voice to artists in different fields, and all the work which is being presented there is very much related to the magic of Varanasi itself. The gallery is located in a beautiful and specious garden, which... More 

3 Thank nofargueta
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I've met the couple who run the gallery and visited there. The first thing I thought was "it's a Zen Garden". Kriti Gallery is a truly special place run by kind, intellectual and inspirational people. I'm really hoping to see this place again soon.

3 Thank Dana S
Toronto, Ontario
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We visited the gallery on a occasion of a presentation of some documentaries of Polish filmmakers visiting the city. We were very warmly greeted by owners Petra and Navneet who made us feel very welcome. The presentation was attended by, among others, students of local university and arts collage. Lively discussion generated by the presentation was truly a good example... More 

2 Thank Stan K
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We visited this gallery on the recommendation of friends and were not disappointed. They were showing an exhibition of photographs by Katarina Weslien of the Khumb Mela festival called Riktata which means emptiness. A strange subject at a festival of 30 million people but the pictures were both moving and beautiful. The gallery is in a beautiful garden and the... More 

3 Thank JamJar54
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Kriti Gallery is two in one: There’s the gallery with its various exhibitions, where international artists find a platform and a place for an intercultural exchange. Check the website to find out, what’s the running exhibition, they show modern and traditional art and unique handicrafts. It’s worth to visit! And there is the artist residence: You can rent a studio,... More 

2 Thank Christine B
Varanasi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great place in Varanasi ! Peacefull place with a nice garden near an old villa in the non touristic area of Varanasi. You are interested in modern art, miniature painting, silk weaving...? Go there and and get connected with finest artisans ! You will get a lot of background information about indian art and culture by the nice owners Petra... More 

2 Thank kollerbernd1
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This beautiful modern art gallery has exhibitions of international and Indian art from both modern and traditional genres. It includes an Artist in Residence program and has a boutique presenting exclusive handcrafts. An oasis of sophistication. Don't miss it.

2 Thank pollyannaSydney
Petra2347, Manager at Kriti Gallery, responded to this review

Dear PollyannaSydney, thanks a lot for your comment and compliments, see you soon again at Kriti! Best petra More 

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