We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Sanchi, Bhopal, India
Phone Number: +91 755 274 6827
Website
Description:

An ancient place of pilgrimage is a site of early Buddhist monasteries,...

An ancient place of pilgrimage is a site of early Buddhist monasteries, temples and pillars.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$85.00*
and up
Private Tour: Full-Day Sanchi and Udayagiri Caves Tour from Bhopal
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 492 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 306
    Excellent
  • 135
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Great Stupa at Sanchi: Glorious Buddhist Monument

Sanchi is an important Buddhist monument. Built by Emperor Ashoka to honor Lord Buddha.One can plan for a family picnic and spending quality time there. The surroundings are clean... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
nileshilpa2000
,
Mumbai (Bombay), India

Similar Things to Do in Bhopal

Add Photo Write a Review

492 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 464: English reviews
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sanchi is an important Buddhist monument. Built by Emperor Ashoka to honor Lord Buddha.One can plan for a family picnic and spending quality time there. The surroundings are clean and well maintained

Helpful?
Thank nileshilpa2000
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This UNESCO World Heritage site dating back almost to the time of Buddha is very impressive, having the unique distinction of being the oldest Buddhist sanctuary in existence it was our first port of call on our journey to the National Parks. The Great Stupa built by the Emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BC was very impressive. To think... More 

Helpful?
Thank Phillip M
Vadodara, India
Level Contributor
58 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is included in the world heritage sites of the UNESCO. As we all know the name 'Samrat Ashoka' has made these stupa and developed for Buddhist. After the great war of Kalinga, Ashoka made many stupas in overall Bharatvarsh, but among them all Sanchi is the biggest one. There are total 3 main stupas of his time and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Milan P
Silver Spring, Maryland
Level Contributor
204 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here with private car(3000Rs, included Bhimbetka Rock Shelters) arranged by our Hotel Grand Ashirwad. At 11AM, we drove 90km, returning to Bhopal's bypass at Bhairopur, first north then east to Sanchi Hill. At 1PM, after paying 1010Rs(2 persons + car), we drove 2km uphill to the parking lot. Sanchi's fantastic stupas and monastery ruins are easily walked about... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gene J
Thrissur, India
Level Contributor
29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sanchi which is around 50 kms outside of Bhopal is a must visit for those interested in History. Built by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd Century BC the Sanchi monuments are well preserved and set in a very peaceful environment.

Helpful?
Thank yasir74
Level Contributor
154 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can sit here for an hours without getting bored if you want to meditate . This is very peaceful place.

Helpful?
Thank Pawan R
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a must visit place if one is visiting Bhopal.It is magnificent work of art with its roots in history.Please hire a guide else you will not be able to admire it's beauty

Helpful?
Thank Shalini P
Pune
Level Contributor
37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best maintained site by ASI in India.The stupas are a must visit and great historical significance. The guide was very nice and explained in great detail.

Helpful?
Thank kantvx
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to explore.there is sanchi storical that is historical and will be sure attract the family for picnic

Helpful?
Thank shivamp580
Bangalore
Level Contributor
32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Must visit once if you in around Bhopal. Here you can find lot of Buddhist monuments. Very near from Bhopal.

Helpful?
Thank arun3112

Travellers who viewed Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi also viewed

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
 

Been to Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?