"Close doors and windows" Varanasi Warnings Or Dangers Tip by illumina

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Your hotel will almost certainly warn you about this, but make sure you keep all doors and windows closed whenever you are out of your room, and probably even if you're there. The monkeys of Varanasi have gained a reputation as vandals and theives, and our hotel (and probably most of the others) had wire mesh over all the roof terrace areas to prevent them from getting into the corridors. We spotted several hanging around on the balconies and lintels over windows near to our room, and my partner, who had visited Varanasi two years before, still likes to tell the tale of monkeys getting into his room and stealing his shorts and toilet paper!

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  • Updated Apr 11, 2010
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