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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 2 days ago

Worth visiting the place. Good old remains of few centuries ancient Not very far from Varanasi Clean maintained place

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Suhas G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit of Sarnath with our guide Karan. Believe me its a place one must visit if he is in Varanasi. Beautiful Shrilankan temple, stupas and a small museum with lots of great piece of art will enhance your trip. Half day is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like sarnath is good to see think and vary nice experience I feel very happy to see this pale I hope I come soon

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sri_dhata
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit to Sarnath and seeing the excavations was an eye opener. It is very well maintained and the overall experience is truly fascinating.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sujoy65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good to visit this, quite a small site but something different and peaceful compared to Varanasi. Good place to kill time if you have already done the Old City of Varanasi.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tara S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buddhist Temple, Dhameka Stupa and the surrounding ruins are a must visit. The A good guide is also a must to explain the history of the place and the significance of the various buildings in the ruins.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go watch Ganga Aarti at 6pm, well worth it and energy is amazing! Watch on steps, does not need you to go on boat. If taking boat tour, then fine.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank chandras015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go by took took it’s harrowing but great Sarnath isn’t much in its self But go see the museum and the standing Buddha Take plenty of water It’s something you do once Enjoy

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeffsharratt58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend travelled through the Rajasthan and at the end of the trip we wanted to spend two days in Varanasi. We took a night train from Delhi and we arrived in Varanasi in the morning where Mr Pappu was waiting for us....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samysam87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily reachable from Varanasi, one of the holiest buddhism spots in the world, is well worth a visit for all its significant places with huge history and beauty. A full half day would be good to calmly see everything by foot.

Date of experience: November 2018
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4 March 2018|
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Response from Afrxgdggd | Reviewed this property |
sarnath tour is included in the local sightseeing ......and the cost for the local sightseen is 1000 rs for omni ....1500rs in pajero
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19 July 2017|
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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