Ashok Pillar

Ashok Pillar, Vaishali: Tickets, Tours, Address, Ashok Pillar Reviews: 4.5/5

Ashok Pillar
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travrymple
Mumbai, India84 contributions
Awe-inspiring
Dec 2019
When we look at the historic significance of this place, it is so awe-inspiring! The place where Buddha delivered his last sermon. The pillar was erected by Emperor Ashoka to mark this place with the seated lion facing the direction, in which the Buddha set off on his final journey from Vaishali.
There is a nominal fee to visit this place. The ground around the site where the stupa and the pillar stand, is well maintained with lovely greenery and benches to sit. Overall lovely experience. Must see place in Bihar.
Written December 19, 2019
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ujr1949
Pune, India67 contributions
a heritage site pride of old india
Sep 2019
very pleased to see 4000 years old heritage site well maintain by archeology department. stup and ashoka stambh are the main attraction only thing is there is no guide deparment give you a brosher from that you can gate information
Written September 19, 2019
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taotzu
Dharamsala, India431 contributions
A must visit
Sep 2019 • Friends
Ashokan pillar of one headed lion at a vihar cum chaitya. Probably the first nunnery of Buddhism. Kutagarkaksha whare Buddha stayed. Swastika shaped nunnery. Excellent. Spiritual experience.
Written September 14, 2019
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Piumalie L
Colombo, Sri Lanka120 contributions
Vishala town
Feb 2019 • Family
Wishala town where Buddha remove his ayu sanskara, only asok pillar is in india. Loan is very sad mood keeping his tale in his back.
Written March 16, 2019
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SAROJ8585
Bokaro Steel City, India1,490 contributions
GLORY OF ANCIENT INDIA
Feb 2019 • Family
The ashok pillar is glory of ancient India.A lion is in the top of the pillar. Pillar is white in color.
Written February 28, 2019
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Footprints727663
987 contributions
Ancient History
Aug 2018 • Family
I went to Ashok Pillar. This pillar was put up in the 3rd century and its structure is influenced by the Greco Buddhist style. A remnant of Sanchi's ancient history, this pillar still stands strong and appears newly built despite being centuries old. It is great place to go.
Written August 12, 2018
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yashwantjaiswal31
Muzaffarpur, India131 contributions
Vaishali trip
Jun 2018 • Friends
This places bears the historical evidence of Maurya's. Vaishali has some good places to visit like kundgram, vishwa shanti stupa, ashok pillar. Ashok pillar is under archaeological survey so you have to pay money. If you are a history lover then you can go. This place need to be maintained.
Written June 9, 2018
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Vladimir M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates6,231 contributions
The Buddha before his death read his last sermon here.
Feb 2018 • Friends
Vaishali - a city in ancient India, in the VI century BC. It served as the capital of the state of the Lichkhavs - one of the first states in the world with a democratic republican form of government.
King Ashoka, after the massacre of Kalinga, erected one of his famous Ashokan pillar in Vaishali, which was to memorialize the last sermon of Lord Buddha, that took place here. But the difference between this Ashoka Pillar and other Asoka pillars is that, this one has only one lion capital. There is a life like figure of a lion flawlessly engraved, at the top of the pillar facing north, believed to be the direction of Lord Buddha's last voyage. A height of 18.3 m.
Near the stupa are the ruins of the monastery and two stupas. All the facilities are in very good condition. Everything around is very clean. Many thanks to the authorities for taking so much care of the monument.
Written April 1, 2018
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Mr. Himanshu Sinha
Pune, India1,084 contributions
Samrat Ashoka Legacy
Feb 2018 • Family
Vaishali is one of the ancient city in India, one of the most beautiful city. This Pillar was made by Samrat Ashoka as his winning symbol.

Bhagwan Buddha has delivered his last sermon here, So this place is very important in the History.

One of the must visit site in Vaishali, Bihar.
Written March 4, 2018
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Gaspard N
Goa, India863 contributions
Important buddhist place
Nov 2016 • Solo
In this place Lord Buddha delivered his last sermon. There is a hudge stupa and a well restored Ashokan pillar, and the famous Monkey tank were local children like to jump and swim. This place is crowded by pilgrims. At the entrance you can buy a small wooden reproduction of the Ashokan pillar, as well as other souvenirs.
Written January 13, 2017
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