Sanchi Stupas, Sanchi

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Admire remarkable Buddhist art and architecture at Sanchi Stupas, some of the best preserved early stupas in central India. Built between the 3rd century BC and the 12th century AD, these larged backed brick hemispherical dome house an image of the Buddha in their central chamber. The Great Stupa of Sanchi has exquisitely carved pillars and portals depicting episodes and images of Lord Buddha’s life. Surrounded by a stone balustrade with four impressive carved gateways facing each side of the world, the dome of the largest stupa has a parasol-like structure on the top symbolizing high status. This temple complex was the site of King Ashoka’s wedding to Devi who supervised the construction of the temples. To visit Sanchi Stupas and other attractions in Sanchi, use our Sanchi trip itinerary planner.
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  • Sanchi Stupas is located in a Sanchi. such an amazing and well maintained place. peaceful place. this one is also a historical place.  more »
  • Hello People. The famous Sanchi Stupa is a Buddhist complex, famous for its Great Stupa, on a hilltop at Sanchi Town in Raisen District of tMadhya Pradesh, India. It is located around 50 kilometres.....  more »
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