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Sarnath, Varanasi

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Visit the village of Sarnath, one of four holy destinations on the Buddhist circuit, boasting a deer park where Buddha gave his first Dharma sermon. Join Buddhists from all over the world, who flock to this key pilgrimage site, the most sacred of the circuit stops, along with Buddha’s place of birth, death, and enlightenment. Admire the various stupas and Buddhist meditation structures, including one that marks the spot where the first teaching happened, or explore the small town and take in the peaceful atmosphere. By using our Varanasi itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Sarnath and other attractions in Varanasi.
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  • It is the place where Buddha gave his first sermon to his disciples 5. You excited to step on this same land, is a must-see in Varanasi
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  • More archelogical in nature. For a more living Buddhist pilgramage destination consider Bodh Gaya, a day trip east.  more »
  • From the point of view religious, Buddhism, is interesting know where Buddha gave his first speech and know the history of the start of the religion Buddhist. No doubt if you go to Varanasi should visit him as well as the Museum, which is just off
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