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Half-Day Sarnath Tour from Varanasi
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The Dhamekha stupa and other imposing structures adorn this holy site where Buddha first preached his message.
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Sarnath | Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sarnath temple is a big and beautiful temple in Varanasi.I visited there with my friends and enjoyed so much. there was an Buddha's temple. the most interesting thing is zoo where numbers of Verity's of animal.

Thank shavya845
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We made this trip only because there wasn't much else to do in Benares during the day . We were 7 of us and taxi cost 3000/- Though we hired a guide- a soft spoken , decent fellow - , there wasn't much to see...More

Thank Shruti B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the Mulagandha Kuti Vihar Temple, with the historical Buddha's first sermon depicted by a sculpture and translated into numerous languages (including English).

Thank Jaysonlevy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really as we heard or learnt about budhha,where is given is first lesson ti to his very first followers

Thank alokrowdy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I wanted to see was the place where Buddha preached his first sermon. That place had several different names, was not properly labeled and was hard to find.

1  Thank Jay H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is having serene and peaceful surroundings. Sarnath Museum is a must visit for all History lovers. Remember that the museum is open on office days from 10AM to 5PM only.

Thank AdarshLaxmi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most important Buddhist centres located 10km from Varanasi. It is where Buddha preached his first sermon. In the 3rd century BC, Emperor Ashoka build stupas (mould like structures containing Buddhist relics and ashes) and monasteries here.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It infact symbolises sarnath.A gupta period stupa.about a hundred yards away from this stupa was another stupa,the dharmrajika stupa constructed in maurya period is now destroyed by deewan of kashi naresh.one of the holiest structure for budhists.

Thank sanjaywari
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sarnath is a wonder in itself. The engineering and drainage system of this ancient township will make you speechless and this is something which will make you really proud of your ancient heritage. Every Indian should visit.

Thank Paromita Halder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Sarnath Lord Buddha gave his first preaching to his five disciples. Situated 13 kms north-east of Varanasi, Sarnath is one of the four holy places associated with the life of Lord Buddha.

Thank dhyan400
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Response from avisharma77 | Reviewed this property |
plenty of guides around the place rates too are negotiable
11 May 2015|
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Response from alec s | Reviewed this property |
You must be referring to an auto rickshaw commonly called autos all over India. They are very plentiful in the city of Varanasi and probably the best means of transportation in this very crowded and chaotic city. How the... More
11 May 2015|
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Response from kewalks | Reviewed this property |
make a website or a forum for him . can he read and write english ? does he really need help ? ... i dont think so :)