Varanasi, once known as Benares or Banaras and Kashi, is a city at the banks of the Ganges river in . Being the most sacred city in Hinduism and Jainism, and important in the history of Buddhism, Varanasi is India's most important pilgrimage destination.


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Bishnupriya: বারানসি, Chuvash: Варанаси, Dutch: Benares, English: Benares, Esperanto: Varanasio, French: Varanasi, French: Vârânasî, German: Varanasi, Hindi: Kashi, Hindi: काशी, Hindi: वाराणसी, Indonesian: Benares, Italian: Varanasi, Japanese: ワーラーナシー, Korean: 바라나시, Lithuanian: Varanasis, Polish: Waranasi, Portuguese: Varanasi, Russian: Варанаси, Sanskrit: वाराणसी, Serbian: Варанаси, Spanish: Benarés, Tamil: வாரணாசி, Thai: พาราณสี, Banares, Banāras, Kāsi, Varanassi, Vārānasi, 瓦臘納西

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