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. Plan to visit Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi during your Bhopal vacation using our convenient Bhopal online route builder .
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  • Its beautiful and historical as well. One can enjoy if aware about its history. Museum is wonderful and informative for kids. I found it very interesting place for history lovers.  more »
  • Must visit, a beautifully maintained place, one of the pilgrimages for Buddhist. Must visit for everyone with some time. Take help of local guides to know interesting facts about the place.  more »
  • Buddhist monument at Sanchi,a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, famous for historical reasons.Construction started around 3rd century BC.It is 45 km from Bhopal.It is a must visit place for family if you ar...  more »
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