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Sarnath | Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026, India
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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 4 days ago

Sarnath is a very holy and pious place linked to Mahatama Buddha, where he delivered his first sermon. This small city has several monuments reminiscent of their links to Buddha and the Great Emperor Ashoka. The Ashokan pillar with four lions and other animals has...More

Thank Rakeshsharmandmc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

temple all around fill soul with positivism. and sarnath visit was awesome. took me from Hinduism to Buddhism for a while and museum of that period is compulsory especially for students of history. proud to see national emblem right on the main entrance... surprised to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the place of Buddha's first sermon, marked by this large monument built by Ashoka. The park grounds are quite extensive, and allow you to freely walk over and around many ancient structures dating to that time. One thing to definitely see is the...More

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 1 week ago

i have visited here 4 times ...it is a historical place which was built by a king,many years ago.it has a museum and zoo and many places to visit ..A religious place ... especially for Buddhist people with a history of over a decade.

Thank Sameer V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ghosts of Sarnath's path draws thousands of visitors a year. History has remembered Siddhārtha Gautama as the first Buddha, and it is here where he delivered his first sermon. Does the sound of his divine teachings echo in the air? That depends on the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A religious place ... especially for Buddhist people with a history of over a decade .... a buddhist temple which is build on the ashes of buddha burried under that temple.. buddhist stupa where Buddhist follower do "parikrama" with a faith in that their dreams...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good experience and family enjoyed it alot we stayed in huge lawn , visited temple and locations in vicinity

Thank Rajeev567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the place where gautham budha taught the dharma first, it is wonderful and the budha was very nice in the temple and big tomb is the place where buddha taught dharma

Thank jrasst p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is more than 2500 years old and a prominent place among Buddhist circle or a major place of Budhha era-Lord buddha gave here first address to his five pupils after attaining enlightenment at Bodh Gaya about 250 kms from Sarnath--official symbol of government of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its pilgrimage of boddhist people and having big green area for picnic and close by sita rasoi and thai korean combodian temple are there .people should go in morning atmosphere and surrounding are very soothing and u will here chripping of bird inside sarrnath campus...More

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Tuk tuk driver...
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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
I am trying to help a yuk yuk driver in Varanasi with trip advisor. He would like to respond to some posted reviews of his services. Could you tell me how he can do this? Thanks.
11 May 2015|
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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 :)
Tenzin C
the thing i hate the most in travel websites is they recommend hotels and places but don't give contact numbers. can i have thai temple's number?
24 December 2014|
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Response from zettaGreece | Reviewed this property |
maybe you can find the number of the museum oposite the temple.