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Sanchi Stupas, Sanchi

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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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  • It is part of the great Indian Civilization when Indian Empire was its PRIME. Ashoka the Great , constructed out these Stupas and gardens for meditation. A Buddhist pilgrimage site. Worth a visit.  more »
  • The place takes you to the bygone era of magnificence. The episodes of the life of Budga are beautifully carved in stone. The majestic Ashoka pillar and the gates depict the beautiful architecture.  more »
  • One of the must visit place in Bhopal Madhya Pradesh India. It is well maintained by ASI . one of the stupa of Buddha.  more »
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  • So good... So historic.. So pristine... Sanchi stupa is everything one can imagine and expect at a world class historical monument that's also a world heritage site.. It's one of the cleanest historical place I've been in my life.. Must visit..
  • An ancient place and erect by great emperor Ashoka. So need to explanation. good to fun there with friends, family.
  • Very serine and calm place well maintained by the government. i used to spend my leisure time at sanchi in the lap of nature. Beautiful place you will recharge internally as well as externally...rally gives spiritual feeling.
  • I have been here thrice..I love the peace,the greenery and the architecture of this place.. it's good to visit with family or friends or even alone one can enjoy the peace.. outside the gate there are some local shops that sell soveniers,refreshments and other stuff..
  • Sanchi is a wonderful place, as soon as we get down from railway station.. there is archaeological museum at around 500 meter.. Beautiful one... It was home of some British officer.... They charge 30 rupee entry fee.... From there can walk up the stairs which takes ten to fifteen mins to uphill where there is stupa... Historic place..... Really good....