Ashokan Pillar, New Delhi

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  • Installed over 2300 years back by King Ashok to commemorate the memorial service of Gautam Buddha. This is relocated near Bara Hindurao Hospital from the original location which was somewhere near Mee...  more »
  • This historic pillar is located near Hindu Rao Hospital and is said to be more than 2000 years old! Quite a historical piece it is. Originally erected in Meerut it was re established here.  more »
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  • Ashokan Pillar is a pillar erected by the Maurya emperor Ashoka in 3rd century was brought to the this site within the premises of the Feroz Shah Kotla fort, in orders of the Sultan Feroz Shah Kotla during the construction of the fort at 14th century. The sultan took extreme measures to avoid any damage while bringing this pillar from Meerut to Delhi on wheels. Closest metro station to reach this spot is the Delhi Gate on the violet line.
  • It's nice. It has broken from upper part but looks good
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