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No. 2 Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi, India

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Annual Visitors: 21.9 million

This temple with its two golden domes sits along the western
bank of the Ganges River and, with the Ganges, is the most holy site for all
sects of Hinduism. Believers bathe in the river to cleanse their souls and
reduce or eliminate the need to be reincarnated. Recently the government has
worked to improve the quality of the water, where many millions also make
offerings of flowers, food, and floating oil lamps. shrikashivishwanath.org

Source: India Tourism Office

World's Most-Visited Sacred Sites

No. 2 Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi, India

Annual Visitors: 21.9 million

This temple with its two golden domes sits along the western
bank of the Ganges River and, with the Ganges, is the most holy site for all
sects of Hinduism. Believers bathe in the river to cleanse their souls and
reduce or eliminate the need to be reincarnated. Recently the government has
worked to improve the quality of the water, where many millions also make
offerings of flowers, food, and floating oil lamps. shrikashivishwanath.org

Source: India Tourism Office

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World's Most-Visited Sacred Sites

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