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1. Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram is a city in Tamil Nadu which is hailed as a silk city as the main profession of the people living in and around is weaving silk sarees. More than 5000 Families are engaged in this industry. The silk weavers are settled here for more than 400 years giving the city a reputation as a producer of the best silk sarees in India. Woven from pure Mulberry silk, these Kanchipuram sarees28 have dazzling colors, lovely designs, and enviable durability. Kanchipuram sarees are called Kanjivaramsaree also. 

2. Banaras

Banaras is the city for ethnic Banarasi saree 194that has been ruling over the Indian market over the decades. They are highly valued for their intricate gold and silver zari work and lovely designs. These are heavy sarees and takes a long time to be made by the artisans of Banaras. Persian and Indian designs are combined in this saree. This is one of the most chosen bridal sarees in India and worn in important festival parties as well. 


The city of Kota in Rajasthan is the originating place for Kota Doria sarees, a very popular brand for Indian women. These are very lightweight sarees and very easy to drape also. Kota sarees are in the square patterns which is known as khats. The pocket-friendly price range of the Kota saree and its comfortable drape is appreciated by womenfolk of India where the duration of summer is for almost six months.

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