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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Bhopal
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Dating back to the early Mauryan period, UNESCO-protected Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi features an impressive collection of about 50 examples of Buddhist art and culture, including stupas, monolithic pillars, temples, monasteries, and sculptures. Of these, the great stupa stands as the oldest stone structure in India, and perhaps the site's most popular attraction. Altogether, the complex boasts three stupas, including possibly one of the earliest Buddhist temples in India, Temple 17. As you wander the complex, try to spot the Brahmi inscriptions on some of the monuments, especially Stupa 1. Consider hiring a tour guide or reading up on the attraction's history before visiting for a more in-depth experience. Work out when and for how long to visit Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi and other Bhopal attractions using our handy Bhopal travel itinerary maker.
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  • Place ideal top of a hill. Very nice view. Buddhist site of 2000 years Marvel. For those who have been in Burma here no color, no gold and no small bells. But site full of emotion and be guided by his well be inside
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  • One of the best maintained site by ASI in India.The stupas are a must visit and great historical significance. The guide was very nice and explained in great detail. 
  • Very nice place to explore.there is sanchi storical that is historical and will be sure attract the family for picnic