Sanchi Stupas, Sanchi
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Admire remarkable Buddhist art and architecture at Sanchi Stupas, some of the best preserved early stupas in central India. Built between the 3rd century BC and the 12th century AD, these larged backed brick hemispherical dome house an image of the Buddha in their central chamber. The Great Stupa of Sanchi has exquisitely carved pillars and portals depicting episodes and images of Lord Buddha’s life. Surrounded by a stone balustrade with four impressive carved gateways facing each side of the world, the dome of the largest stupa has a parasol-like structure on the top symbolizing high status. This temple complex was the site of King Ashoka’s wedding to Devi who supervised the construction of the temples. Put Sanchi Stupas into our Sanchi holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sanchi.
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Durante il viaggio in India ci si dovesse stufare (ma non credo) di temple, forti, mausolei e citta' ecco qui un'alternativa meravigliosa. Gli stupa di Sanchi sono uno dei primi esempi di archietuura ... read more »While traveling in India you should simmer (but do not believe) of temple, strong, mausoleums and town here is a wonderful alternative. The stupas of Sanchi are one of the first examples of Buddhist religious archietuura across India, personally I got there by Bus from La situation en Côte d'Ivoire and I think it was a good experience that I recommend to everyone. Often though the buses are crowded and you have to make do with other means to return especially.show original
The Sanchi stupas a UNESCO World Heritage site, were built by emperor Ashok a dates back to 3rd BC and is worth a visit of you are interested in history and Buddhism.
VIsited this place with family and absolutely loved the atmosphere. I have visited during the week days hence not many people were there. It is recommended to take a guide so that you can understand t... read more »
Well preserved 2000 year old monument, Historically rich and a world heritage site. Sparsely populated, nice place with clean and calm environment. Udaigiri nearby is delightful to watch it has has 1500 yeard old caves and jain temples.
Brilliant. . One of the great constructions during Emperor Ashoka the great. People around the world visit here everyday..Still peace all around.. Symbol of Peace.. Please hire a guide to get detailed knowledge of everything. .Roads are good and is easy to reach by train or by road By bus or any vehicle. ..Near to Bhopal and Vidisha district. .
Marvelous architecture and thousand year old. Sanchi railway station is 5 min drive. All main trains stop here. Can be visited from state capital Bhopal on same day by car/train. Must for all Buddhist pilgrims.
Kamlesh chandra Mishra
Good architecture,great work in the form of monuments by emperor Ashoka great work of a.s.I well mentained heritage
The monument at Sanchi is very beautiful. As this is is an archaeological site, the entrance charge for this monument is nominal. The place is very clean, serene and well maintained. We hired a guide who explained all the stories and history about the monument. It gave us a lot more insight than just walking around. The amount of time at the location will depend on whether you hire a guide. I recommend hiring a guide. A must-visit place if you are traveling to Bhopal, India.
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