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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

Our family visited Gaya and Varanassi for a pilgrimages trip from London. This is the first time we visited here. The people working at the gates of the temple were rude and unwelcoming. They spoke to us with complete disrespect. We were completely shocked at...More

Thank TashiP56
Reviewed 18 August 2018

one can easily find buddhist monk performing prayers which is enough for one to feel peace. Not much options to eat nearby though but worth a visit.

Thank kushBansal
Reviewed 17 August 2018

If you going to Varanasi then visiting Sarnath is a must. You will find a great experience of Buddhism and ancient stories. It is a peaceful and quiet place.

1  Thank VishalKhari
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Went there for sometime. I wish I had more time to be there. There are multiple places to visit. Dhamek stupa is major attraction. You need to buy ticket of Rs 25 to get entry there. The place is under ASI maintenance. Nearby museum has...More

1  Thank dhimansmile
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Sarnath is a great Buddha's site and full of History and beautiful artefacts and ruins, temples etc. It was a good chioce to visit Sarnath. The little museum has some if the fantastic sculptures. I will say that you should visit it.

1  Thank chatterbird
Reviewed 14 August 2018

One the very famous Bhudha Shrine and museum apart from many other relics belonging to period related to Great King Ashoka. The museum is also good and hold many rare artifacts and sculptures apart from having A Ashoka Pillar.

1  Thank AdvocateSarin
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent spot to get away from the crowds near the Ghats. I recommend a local tour guide that will cover the necessary information about Hinduism and Buddhism.

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a place where lord Budha preached first. One can see the temple of different budhist countries . It is designed well and rush is there.

1  Thank SanjaiShukla
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Hi friends! I am Rohit Kumar Jaiswal I live in Varanasi and Sarnath is away my home about 13 kms And this picture it's Sanchi stoop Buddhist people round and round this stoop and keep money in a clothes and make a wish and throw...More

1  Thank Rohitj1219
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

While visiting Varanasi, it's a must to dedicate at least half a day to visit the incredible Sarnath and its variety of Buddhist temples.

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Ambarish2012
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
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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
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