Must see points of interest in Sarnath

Here's a list of Must see points of interest in Sarnath recommended by our experts:

Chaukhandi Stupa

Place to Visit in Sarnath

Chaukhandi Stupa. Constructed in the the 5th century, the stupa marks the spot where the Buddha met the five ascetics. The octagonal tower is of Islamic origin ...

Dhamekh Stupa

Place to Visit in Sarnath

Dhamekh Stupa. Constructed by king Ashoka in 249 BCE to commemorate his pilgrimage to the Deer Park. It is believed that the stupa marks the exact spot where ...

Dharmarajika Stupa

Monument in Sarnath

The Dharmarajika stupa, built by the emperor Ashoka to enshrine the Buddha's relics, is situated at a short distance of Dhamek stupa(the spot where Buddha gave ...

Mulagandhakuti Vihara

Place to Visit in Sarnath
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Mulagandha Kuti Vihar Sarnath is situated amidst brick ruins of ancient Sarnath, and is well known for its magnificent murals and frescos. This Buddhist Temple ...

Ashoka Pillar

Place to Visit in Sarnath
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The national symbol of India, the Lion capital of Ashoka stands tall at Sarnath. It is a sculpture of four Indian lions that are standing back to back and was...

Sarnath Archeological Museum

Place to Visit in Sarnath
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This is the oldest site museum of the Archaeological Survey of India. Amid natural surroundings, lies the Archaeological Museum; which exhibits the Buddhist ...

Bodhivriksha

Place to Visit in Sarnath
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The holy Bodhi vriksha or the Bodhi Tree is considered as an important and famous trees by Buddhists as Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi ...

Thai Temple

Temple in Sarnath
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This temple is built by the thai community, in thai architecture.

Nichigai Suzan Horinji Temple

Temple in Sarnath
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The Nichigai Suzan Horinji Temple is commonly referred to as 'Japanese Temple' by local guides and tourists. This one is in walking distance of the world-famous...

Deer Park

Wildlife Park in Sarnath
Wildlife

Buddhism, an indigenous religion of the Indian sub-continent, is preached worldwide especially in countries like Nepal, Japan, Tibet, Thailand, Myanmar, etc. It...