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Address: Sarnath | Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026, India
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The Dhamekha stupa and other imposing structures adorn this holy site where...

The Dhamekha stupa and other imposing structures adorn this holy site where Buddha first preached his message.

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Seek the inspiration from Buddha preachings!

Sarnath is as the name suggests itself a spiritual destination more than a tourist place . The main Buddha temple , the bodh tree, Japanese temple , stupa (in the excavated site... read more

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sarnath is as the name suggests itself a spiritual destination more than a tourist place . The main Buddha temple , the bodh tree, Japanese temple , stupa (in the excavated site) all signify the noble teachings, peace, direction-to-mankind messages that Buddha wanted to always convey. I was expecting a lot of peace and of course lots of inspiration to... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sarnath is very famous and it's near to varanasi and takes around 2 hours to reach here. The place is very beautiful and gives you glimpse of history.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is important place for Buddhism. Onsite very attractive side seen like ashok pillar, museum park etc

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Ambarnath, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sarnath was one of the listing in sight seeing itinerary of Varanasi. Sarnath is little bit outskirts of Varanasi near about 13 Kms. There is no entry fee for sarnath. Near the entry gate you will get a local guide who will demonstrate the history of Sarnath. These local guides are very nice people. You can pay them the amount... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've wanted to see a stupa ever since I was in school but going there I found nothing special. People other than Buddhists are not even allowed to go near the structure. The guide says he won't charge anything but after giving him ₹100 he was still asking for more.

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Naperville, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, maybe not breathtaking, but such a breath of fresh air and noise level, right in the midst of Banaras! It is worth seeing! I am not sure how much of it you can climb up, but it is next to the Meditation Garden which looks even more appealing! There is a pathway to follow, and it meanders to several... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It isn't too far from Varanasi and is a very, very thought provoking place. You will find a lot of Buddhist monks on the beautiful lawns discussing (probably) life, and discourses being given in front of the structure. The Jain and Buddhist places of prayer are right next to each other. The man in the Jain temple has a lot... More 

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Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place would be very much liked by the followers of Buddhism. A big statue of Buddha, Ashok Pillar, carefully made garden and scampering of few squirrels are the main features of this place. It's good place if the season is winter. Else, during summer it's really tough to cope with. In fine, it's good to be here for a... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Far away from main Varanasi, during hot season it is difficult to visit this place through ordinary facility.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend good time in the evening. My children learnt plenty of things on the history. Wonderful experience. Very holy & spiritual place. Spend more time.

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