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Tourist Spot in Sanchi

About Sanchi: Emperor Ashoka erected magnificent Stupas and buildings at Sanchi where Lord Buddha's memory is still alive. The place is an important spot for pilgrimage. It is one of the finest example of Buddhist architecture in the country.
How to reach:The nearest railhead is Vidisha. It is linked by r
Best Time To Visit: September to February.
Accomodation: Hotels etc.
Local Transport: Bus, taxi service etc.

Place of Tourist Interest in Sanchi

Sanchi Stupa

Sanchi Stupa: Originally built by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, the then governor of Ujjayini. Mahendra and Sanghamitra, the son & daughter of Emperor Ashoka were born in Ujjayini and were later sent to Sri Lanka. There they converted the King, the Queen and their people to Buddhism. This Stupa, along with other monuments built by the great Emperor, shows the great devotion of Emperor Ashoka to Buddhism.