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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 3 days 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 4 days 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 5 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sarnath is nice to see when ever you visit to Varanasi it shows you the Buddhist influence. I heard that every Buddhist follower should visit this place once in there life.

Thank belindabarbra
Reviewed 1 week ago

sarnath is a 30 minutes drive from varanasi city.this is quite and peaceful,full of greenery..very well maintained but please visit after 1.30 as the main temple complex opens after that.we went in the morning and had to wait for a long time in the hot...More

1  Thank iti_94
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most visited and most revered Buddhist structures in the world, Dhamek Stupa Sarnath lies at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh state of India. The archeological survey of India has maintained a site museum close by, which houses the sculptures, inscriptions and other objects...More

Thank Kallol M
Reviewed 1 week ago

i think its worth to go sarnath to know about bhudda and they have great museum and ruins and temples recommended.

Thank sandfovalandrew
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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
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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 :)