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:  Vârânasî Hindi:  Kashi Hindi:  काशी Hindi:  वाराणसी Indonesian:  Benares Japanese:  ワーラーナシー Korean:  바라나시 Lithuanian:  Varanasis Polish:  Waranasi
Russian:  Варанаси Sanskrit:  वाराणसी Serbian:  Варанаси Spanish:  Benarés Tamil:  வாரணாசி Thai:  พาราณสี Banares Banāras INVNS Kāsi Varanassi Vārānasi 瓦臘納西

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