Located at a mere distance of 10 kms from one of the oldest cities in the world, Varanasi, Sarnath is one of the most prominent sites for Buddhist pilgrimage circuits in the world. The importance of this place lays in the fact that Gautam Buddha had first taught Dhamma at the deer park situated here to his Sangha. The entire landscape of Sarnath is dotted with a number of stupas and monasteries making the Buddhist influence extremely obvious here.
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Sarnath is peppered with some of the most iconic and majestic stupas which date back to centuries ago. Some of these places of interest in Sarnath include Thai temple and monastery, Chaukhandi Stupa, Ashoka pillar, Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, Japanese temple and monastery and archeological museum. The entire town is replete with impressive natural beauty and ancient sites of interest. Each and every lane, alley, nook and cranny of Sarnath boasts of immensely deep spirituality which is an unparalleled experience in itself. If you are looking for a Sarnath tour package which is budget friendly and offers an opportunity to explore some of the most significant Hindu as well as Buddhist places of interest then we have the perfect solution available for you. Book now and experience the grandness of this wonderful city.
A. You can include these places in your sarnath tour: witness ganga aarti, kashi vishwanath mandir, BHU, sarnath archaeological museum, sarai mohana village, varanasi akhadas. Sarnath visit can be included in a varanasi tour plan.
Q.What is sarnath famous for?
A. Sarnath is 13 kms away from Varanasi and is famous for being the first spot where gautam buddha had taught the teachings of dharma to his followers and had set forward the wheel of dharma. This is the place where the first sangha was formed.
Q.What is inside sarnath?
A. Sarnath is a cylindrical stupa which is made out of bricks and stone that reaches up to a height of about 43 metres and it has a diameter of 28 metres. It is also famous for being the most massive structure in Sarnath.
Q.Who built sarnath?
A. Sarnath was built during the 3rd century by the mauryan emperor Ashoka.
Q.Who had destroyed sarnath?
A. Sarnath was destroyed in 12th century by the turkish invaders.