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Huge Imposing Statue

This imposing statue of the Buddha which can be seen from a distance away is some 80m high and took... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2019
hoosainnarker
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Extremely Attractive.

This gigantic 80 ft statue of Lord Buddha on a 9 inches pedestal is most attractive. Mr. SURYAYUDH... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
HARAGOPAL
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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently unveiled in 2011, the 80 ft statue of Buddha in Sarnath was commissioned to signify the meeting place of Buddha with his disciples. It takes pride of place in a beautiful garden setting. Only 13 kilometres from Varanasi. well worth the visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Statue of Standing Buddha is small replica of Budha statue at bangkok and worth see while at saranath

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

This imposing statue of the Buddha which can be seen from a distance away is some 80m high and took over a decade to build. It was officially inaugurated by the ex-Prime Minister of Thailand some years back (2011). It is located in the Wat...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

The tall 80 feet statue of Lord Buddha is an impressive structure. Its a part of the Thai temple in Sarnath

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

statue of standing Buddha is very tall,about 80 feet is what we were told.must see Buddha.can watch from outside

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018

The ambience is completely filled with divine and peace. The nearby temple and this statue makes a presence of absolute peace. Worth visit..

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

This gigantic 80 ft statue of Lord Buddha on a 9 inches pedestal is most attractive. Mr. SURYAYUDH CHAULANAN , Ex PM of Thailand inaugurated on 16 march,2011.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

The frog and lotus pond! My highlight!! The temple and the Buddha statue is good to spend 10 mins around this place. Please don’t take a guide it’s really nit worth the hassle just be on your own

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

When you visit Sarnath A look at the tall standing statue of the Budha is a breathtaking view . The Sarnath area has a tree the roots of which have been brought from Bodh Gaya

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This place is very peaceful and beautiful. You will found most of Information about Buddha’ life. If you are in qVaranasi you can’t miss it.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Hello, Sarnath is a beautiful, sacred place, the site of the Buddha's first sermon to his five disciples. This is a place for quiet contemplation and introspection. The 90' tall Buddha and surrounding gardens are lovely. The... More
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