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"octagonal tower"
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"archaeological survey of india"
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"uttar pradesh"
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"stunning monument"
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"important buddhist"
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"visit this place"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as told by the guide this is the place where the lord met his 5 disciples for the first time. a must visit if in the area.. clean lawns and well maintained

Thank manansomani
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

Lord Buddha had delivered his first sermonChaukhandi Stupa is one of the holiest sites for Buddhist pilgrimage in India. It is located in in Sarnath, about 8 - 10 kilometres north-east in Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

The Chaukhandi Stupa is a worthwhile monument to visit when visiting Varanasi (Banaras) in Uttar Pradesh. It is in Sarnath some 13k from Varanasi City. It is believed to mark the place where the Buddha first met a group of five ascetics to whom he...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Chaukhani Stupa is well maintained and entry to this monument is free. This is not so famous among the tourists however, i will recommend to visit this place to know our history. This can be covered along with sarnath.

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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

It is an impressive Buddhist Stupa located in SARNATH, 13 km from Varanasi.We visited this attraction while returning to Varanasi after visiting the Archeological Museum.Stupas means a burial mound and these are regarded as holy Buddhist shrines. Ml It is believed that this Stupa was...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Chaukhandi Stupa is stunning monument maintained by ASI. Entry to the premises is free and extremely well maintained site. Its fascinating to think that such a gigantic structure has been excavated and placed at this site in its full glory.

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

This is an important stupa and the first one in saran at as we enter from varanasi. This is the place where Buddha met his 5 companions after Levington both gays, before preaches those 5 companions at dhamek stupa, and this dhamek stupa is also...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning monument maintained by ASI. Entry to the premises is free and the site is extremely well maintained. Its fascinating to think that such a gigantic structure has been excavated and placed at this site in its full glory. Hats off to ASI for...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Chaukhandi Stupa, Sarnath The Chaukhandi Stupa was originally built as a terraced temple during the Gupta period between the 4th to 6th centuries. Later, Govardhan – the son of a local king modified the stupa to its present form by erecting an octagonal Mughal tower...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

This is the place where lord buddha met the 5 diciples after he becoming buddha. This place situated about 1 km from dhammekh stupa.

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