Bodies are cremated at the holy city of Varanasi in India. About 20 men and women each month come from around the world to finish their days at Varanasi's ‘Death Hotel’. Photo: AFP

Welcome to India’s ‘death hotel’: Salvation House where Hindus go to die and finally reach nirvana

  • Thousands of Hindus go to Varanasi each year to die as they believe dying here releases them from the eternal cycle of life and death reincarnation
  • About 20 men and women come from around the world each month
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Bodies are cremated at the holy city of Varanasi in India. About 20 men and women each month come from around the world to finish their days at Varanasi's ‘Death Hotel’. Photo: AFP
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