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Ashokan Rock Edicts

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Ashokan Rock Edicts in Junagadh

Ashoka’s Rock Edicts belong to 250 BC where around 14 edicts of Ashoka are located on the route to the Mount Girnar Hills. This rock edict is a huge stone and the carving in Brahmi script in Pali language mention the resistance to greed and animal sacrifice and also moralize the principles of purity of thought, secularism in thinking, kindness and gratitude. The other major part of Junagadh’s Buddhist heritage are the stone edicts of Emperor Ashoka, found on the road towards Mt. Girnar.

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Location:
Junagadh
Gujarat, India
Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
₹5
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
21.5259702°N, 70.4830496°E
Distance from Junagadh city center to Ashokan Rock Edicts
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Open 24 hours

Tuesday: Open 24 hours

Wednesday: Open 24 hours

Thursday: Open 24 hours

Friday: Open 24 hours

Saturday: Open 24 hours

Sunday: Open 24 hours

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Overall Rating:4.2

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"The great Ashok mory samrat patliputra Magadh Bharat"
  '4' out of 5
"Stone script in pali language .. massages of Buddha."
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"Great place to visit!"
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"JAY BUDHHA"
  '3' out of 5
"So so!"

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Content of this page was last updated at Aug 30, 2016