Hindu priest climbing the steps of Lal Ghat at Varanasi. Built on the banks of the sacred River Ganges (Ganga), Varanasi, also known as Benaras, Kashi, and "the City of Light," is the world's oldest continuously inhabited city, ancient even at the time of the Buddha. .
Photo ID: 15426_20_Lal_Ghat
Author: Michael Freeman
File state: Final
Photo size: 19.3 Mpixels (55.2 MB uncompressed) - 5364x3594 pixels (17.8x11.9 in / 45.4x30.4 cm at 300 ppi)