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Varanasi ,also known as Benares,or Kashi,is a city on the banks of the Ganges (Ganga) in Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres (200 mi) southeast of the state capital, Lucknow. It is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism. Some Hindus believe that death at Varanasi brings salvation.It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the oldest in India.

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  • Copyright: dwaipayan das (adidas5nb) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 408 W: 0 N: 767] (4648)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-12-13
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/6.3, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-02-12 3:52
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