Varanasi

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Varanasi 
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city on the banks of the Ganges in the Uttar Pradesh state of India
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Part ofPurvanchal
LocationVaranasi district, India
Population
  • 1,198,491 (31 December 2011)
Area
  • 3,131,000,000 square metre
Elevation above sea level
  • 76 ±1 metre
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 168498951
GND ID: 4062337-3
Wikidata

25° 18′ 24.84″ N, 83° 00′ 21.96″ E

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Ārti on the bank of Ganges, Varanasi.

Varanasi, also commonly known as Benares or Banaras and Kashi, is a city situated on the left (west) bank of the River Ganga (Ganges) in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Aarti spectacles[edit]

Morning[edit]

Evening[edit]

Ganges[edit]

Ghats[edit]

Boats[edit]

Festivals[edit]

Historical images[edit]

Princely state of Benaras[edit]

Temples[edit]

Main category: Temples in Varanasi

Durga Mandir[edit]

Main category: Durga Mandir, Ramnagar

Places of worship[edit]

Visitor's attractions[edit]

Cuisine[edit]

City scenes[edit]

Shops in Varanasi[edit]

Main category: Shops in Varanasi

Buildings[edit]

Education[edit]

People[edit]

Main category: People of Varanasi

Sarnath[edit]

Main category: Sarnath