Asia, Built Structure, Famous Place, Ganges River, Ghat
'Varanasi, India - June 23, 2011: Panoramic view of Bhonsale Ghat. Varanasi, also known as Benaras, is the oldest city of the world and the holy city of India. It is more than 3000 years old and is famous as the city of temples. In Hinduism it is believed that those who die and are cremated here get an instant gateway to liberation from the cycle of births and re-births.'