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The Ashoka Pillar is a part of the archaeological excavation site in Sarnath. The site is very historical and is worth a visit.
The pillar now lies in multiple pieces and the top which is our emblem is in the museum
The sarnath site and the adjacent museum are worth a visit. Entry fee for both is 30 rupees. The site has description of important areas, one being the pillars. These are broken and are placed within glass enclosure. Ashok an inscriptions are clearly visible. The...More
I went to Ashoka Pillar. The national emblem of India and a mark of Emperor Ashoka's visit to Sarnath, the Ashoka Pillar crafted out of stone is an impressive structure with four lions at the top. It is great place to go.
The thought of a pillar that high in those days will swell any Indian with pride and awe. How it is done? The destroyer can break things but they cannot take away the legacy. The heritage and the pride is ours as Indian and we...More