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Archaeological Survey of India, Sarnath Circle


Sarnath is one of the most important, sacred and famous religious as well as pilgrimage place for the Buddhist World and as this is well known that this place is directly associated with the life and teachings of Lord Buddha From this place Lord Buddha has started the journey of Dhamma by giving his first sermon in C 528 B.C.E.


Sarnath (Lat.25022’ N , Log.8300’ E) is located on the Delhi-Kolkata National Highway, at a distance of about 10 kms Towards north-east from Varanasi Railway station and is only 23 kms away from LalBahadur Shastri Air Port, Babatpur, Varanasi. Read more....


Tomb of Lal Khan
Located at a distance of about 6 km from Cantt. Railway station, near Rajghat Bridge, Rajghat, Varanasi, U.P Though Varanasi is a famous and holy city for the Hindus, this place also boasts of a few tombs and mausoleums built during the Muslim reign.

Dharahra Masjid
The Dharhara mosque is situated on the left side of the holy river Ganga at a distance of about 6 km towards east from the Varanasi Cantt Railaway station. It is an example of Hindu-Mughal style of architecture. Dharhara Masjid at Panch Ganga Ghat can easily be approached from...

Ancient Buddhist site of Sarnath including Dhamek Stupa, the monasteries and other excavated remains
Sarnath site is situated at a distance of about 13 km north-east from the Varanasi Cantt. Railaway station. Sarnath is one of the four most sacred places of the Buddhist...

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