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Address: Sarnath | Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026, India
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The Dhamekha stupa and other imposing structures adorn this holy site where...

The Dhamekha stupa and other imposing structures adorn this holy site where Buddha first preached his message.

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Pure serenity indulgence!

This place is only 30 mins drive from Varanasi and best to get there by car so several temples may be viewed on the way.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is only 30 mins drive from Varanasi and best to get there by car so several temples may be viewed on the way.

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many ruins , one impressive stupa : it is still worth the visit if one is in the Varanasi region . It also is a haven of peace and quiet in the roaring world of Varanasi .One nice surprise : the museum , which displays various artifacts of Buddhist , Gupta art etc..., is quite interesting for a small place... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Some sites have to be rated on their historical significance, not how they look. This site has HUGE significance because this is where religious tradition has it that Buddha gave his first sermon after he attained enlightenment 2,600 years ago. At the site are 3 important holy places: 1) a stupa on the site of the sermon; 2) a ficus... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful site where Buddha used to sit and meditate. He gave his first sermon here after attaining enlightenment. Beautiful remains, set in a beautiful park land. The museum has lots of interesting items associated with the site and Buddha.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My interest to see the relics of Buddhism took me to Saranath . Its the place where Lord Buddha gave first sermons to his disciples . The place is very well maintained and devoid of beggarrs & touts . Guides are there with official rates to show one different relics . There is a small village of weavers who weave... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One could immediately sense the calmness and serenity of Sarnath and feel the presence of Lord Buddha and all the truths and values of Buddhism. A dignified silence which permeates from the surroundings envelopes one to taste the essence of Buddhism and its teachings.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sarnath is famous for Buddha. This is very holy place. There is very old stupa here. This is the old ruin place. This place is 30 min distance from Varanasi cantt. Museum of sarnath is also very good.

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Campinas, SP
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sarna the is the opposite of ganga river. So call and peaceful, almost no vendors or tuk tuk being boring as they like to do in other places. I could stay there for days just feeling the peace of this place.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the museum is nice so are the relics,its amazinf that it dates back almost 2000 years.The ruins gives you the glimpse of past grandeur

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Chandigarh, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place in the morning and found to be very peaceful and nicely maintained. No crowd one can see bodhi tree and lord Buddha preaching under bodhi tree.

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