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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very peaceful budhist site. Visit this place to explore the history of budhism and feel the peace.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Takes about 5 hours to complete Sarnath tour if started within 9am from Varanasi, costs approx Rs 500/- in auto ricksaw. Number of stoppages- 5 as follows- 1st- Srilankan Temple complex and deer park 2nd-A short while away are the Chinese, Japanese Temples 3rd- Museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s touristy outside the sites, so the town of Sarnath is nothing special. small, dirty, etc. But to be in the garden and the stupas where the Buddha spoke, to see the temples and the museum... these are absolutely worth doing

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn’t look much as it’s ruins but read around it’s history and it is a different story for Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sarnath is now seen by looking at the archeological remains of what once stood there. This is where Buddha gave his first sermon. It is quite a large area to walk around in with some information to read. We had a guide, which is helpful,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank igolfCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to learn about culture and religious beliefs and traditions. Make sure to have a guide though

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anna C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, sarnath is place of Buddha.was very nice and beautiful and very peaceful was very quat it nice to visit in the morning.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank martasella10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the road to reach sarnath is very bad. Local auto transportation will hurt your back. With the bumpy ride you may feel like vomiting. not recommended unless you really want to visit. Difficult to travel by your car due to narrow roads and traffic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trupti77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A peaceful place with a lot history and spiritual essence in it. A must visit for all the 1st timers travelling to Varanasi. Though for me it was my 4th time.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One should visit Sarnath to experience the rich grandeur of ancient India. The Museam is great along with the stupa site.

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