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Site Under Renovation

These are age old inscriptions in Pali language but unfortunately under renovation by the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
arunbvkumar
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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It is a Ashok Shilalekh or the rock edicts of Emperor Ashoka. It's on way towards girnar hill from... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
sanjayvora45
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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

These are age old inscriptions in Pali language but unfortunately under renovation by the archaeological institute.

1  Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed 20 June 2017

It is a Ashok Shilalekh or the rock edicts of Emperor Ashoka. It's on way towards girnar hill from junagadh city. Rock with inscriptions date back to 250 BC can be seen. Site is for history lover.

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Here on un-even stone in old language (pali) script was scripted. This place is situated on the way to mount girnar.

Thank kvs05
Reviewed 13 August 2016

There are two sites however one is under renovation and there are no one present to guide you about it. Nor is there any person who could guide you to the second site. However I was lucky to see the second one as it is...More

1  Thank TomSen1961
Reviewed 15 March 2016

There are 2 rock cut edicts. One is under renovation and so closed for now. They are actually trying to have the rock enclosed in a building structure , wonder why they would want to do that . The other one is a few mins...More

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Definite must if you are in Junagadh. The original Ashoka boulder has been damaged by fire, but a second one was found recently and it can be found on the road to the footsteps of Girnar. The etchings are in an ancient text and are...More

Thank Swati J
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

There is a small ticket booth which was closed There is a gate in front had lock on. I went inside throgh the back ( only small loose rock fence). the monent is covered with a tarp with large rip in it. So got a...More

2  Thank ju1234125
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Entry fee is too low at INR 5/- for Indian nationals. Detailed explanation of the incriptions are provided on the notice board. Audio guide, easier explanation, brochures would have helped.

2  Thank 007-He-man
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Ashoka's wisdom as a capable ruler is evidenced in this historical site. It is well preserved. Prior study of the life and times of Ashoka will be very helpful. The full import of the significance of the Ashoka stones won't be fully appreciated without some...More

6  Thank jim f
Reviewed 1 July 2014

It was a nice place beautifully maintained and an important must visit place especially for the historians and people interested in the History of India

1  Thank hemnegi
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