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Address: Girnar Hill, Junagadh 362110, India

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Something that attaches with history and.gives pride

Ashok shilalekh is UNESCO protected monument that hardly gets few hundred visitors for actually that meant for learned well.eduvated people.its small place where you can.get... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vadodara, India
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Surat, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ashok shilalekh is beautiful and famous place in Junagadh. One stone there. Very old place and historical place.

Thank viral06
Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ashok shilalekh is UNESCO protected monument that hardly gets few hundred visitors for actually that meant for learned well.eduvated people.its small place where you can.get inside to see the shilalekh. This time restoration work is.going on so pl lace is totally closed. You can see a small.replica nearby that we are told.is.duplicate

Thank JSS71
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is inscription on huge stone in Pali language by King Ashoka near Girnar mountain. Done more than 1000 years ago after he converted to Buddhism and started spreading peace and love.

Thank MukeshDave
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

There is only sheila lekh only a rock which is very old and something is written on it in Paali language which are not understandable, no one discovered the meaning. This is ancient rock ashok king time

Thank Sidharth M
Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

As of now the place is under renovation and you cannot actually see anything. Its on the way to Girinar. The building houses a rock with writing from the Ashokan era. Not something you can translate unless you are a historian or something, but yes a historical monument so once the renovation is done and hopefully there is a translation... More 

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Gandhidham, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Ashok shilalekh is located on the way to mount girnar more than century old this monument is visible from road itself u just need to get down from your vehicle n u will see it nothing extra ordinary but worth visit as u don't see something written on the rock so often

Thank rukesh2014
Bengaluru, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Nothing to see except a small rock with Ashokan scriptures engraved on it. Can visit only if u have enough time in hand after visiting the major tourist attractions of Junagadh.

Thank RBan26
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

this place is related to king ashoka.this place really need some maintainance.i am not much intrested in this type history but my some friends liked it.

1 Thank ak_j980
Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

It's a historical place to visit. If you travel to Junagadh you must visit it. It hardly take half an hour to visit. It is written in the Pali language.

Thank SunaliModi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

This place in Junagad is not to be missed at any cost. One can see inscriptions done by Emperor Ashoka. However it remains in an sorry state at the slab above it has give way and the stone is open to the furies of nature. Seems that even Archaeological Survey Of India are not interested in taking care of it.

1 Thank RahulPorwal

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