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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  • August 16, 2017
    Sanchi is situated near Vidisha and Bhopal. It is popular for its STUPA where relics of Gautam Buddha have been placed. The place is so peaceful and calm that it helps you listen your inner voice. The...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    A beautiful place to visit in Madhya Pradesh. Very well maintained World Heritage site indeed. We take a guide whenever we visit- Mr Surendra Singh who is always very polite and tells us some new fact...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    I visited Sanchi place with my college friends. We really enjoyed there. Such an important historical place, one must visit.  more »

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