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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi

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Address: Sanchi, Bhopal, India
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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.

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Traditional , cultural , old monuments

One of the best place for knowing our buddhist cultural ..! When i was reached there . there are lots of old memories ... About their cultural skript written on stones... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best place for knowing our buddhist cultural ..! When i was reached there . there are lots of old memories ... About their cultural skript written on stones ... There location nd views also vry nice... Nd Lots of facilites are there like food , hotels.

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Bhopal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sanchi stupas are known to us all, thanks to our History books in school. But the real thing, a visit to the stupas are something you cannot imagine till you go there for the first time. A sense of calm takes over in the premises and the carving on the stupas is absolutely spectacular. MUST-VISIT!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you find calmness and want to know freshness after meditation, this place is for you. Apart from physical structure and historical significance, something affected me more, that was the auro of that place.. I meditated there for 1 hour and it was my best experience so far. I didn't want to leave that place, would love to visit again... More 

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Thank imran k
Bhopal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ancient place, nicely managed place to visit. Lush green garden, good food to eat. Good picnic place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi is a beautiful place to visit historical place. 2-3 hours drive from Bhopal to must visit place is amazing. You must visit this place with guide only to understand and appreciate better. Beautiful surrounding and well maintained lawns. You can visit souvenirs shop at entrance. Stupa is well preserved and carvings are amazing and exquisite and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Bhopal, you must include a tour to Sanchi, its a very nice place. You will feel very good here. Winter season is the best time to visit Sanchi.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the trip out. We have not seen anything like it elsewhere and it's a very peaceful place to visit. If you are in Bhopal it's a nice day trip

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to see the sanchi stupas and the place gives you what it was meant for - peace and serenity!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Collective view of our party of 6 was that Sanchi is a little overrated as a "must see" sight. This may have been partly because we had traveled 4 hours to get there, and certainly because our pre-booked "guide" (who charged 5000 INR) left us after only 30 minutes, and foreigners are charged 500 INR whilst locals are charged 30... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see. Stay at the MP Tourism resort that is right there and spend at least half a day at the stupa...if you are into mindfulness or meditation, this is a great spot to spend a quiet half hour in addition to exploring the site. There are small stupas below, the steps are as zen as the stupas themselves.... More 

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