"The land of stupas"

A City in Madhya Pradesh, India

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Ideal time to stay:  0 - 2 days

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Height(Altitude) of Sanchi from sea level:  1636 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  23.4794000°N, 77.7396000°E
Ecosystem:  Plain  

Food, Culture and Language at Sanchi

Food Availability:  Indian 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
Tags:  #Monuments  

Why travel Sanchi?

Sanchi is famous in the world for stupas, monolithic Asokan pillar, temples, monasteries and sculptural wealth. It was Emperor Asoka who laid the foundations of a religious centre at Sanchi fascinated probably by the location of the hill or because of his Queen Devi, who was the daughter of a merchant of Vidisha.
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3 Places to visit and Things to do in Sanchi

Ashoka Pillar at Sanchi

Ashoka Pillar

#Cultural Heritage
The crown of the Asokan Pillar is an asset to the Indians, because it bears the statue of Four Lions that are aced back to back. It is the construction that dates back to the 3rd Century BC, and is unique in it.
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Time needed - 1 hours
Sanchi Stupa at Sanchi

Sanchi Stupa

The Buddhist vihara at Sanchi, famous for its Great Stupa is located at Sanchi Town. The Great Stupa at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BCE. It's nucleus was a simple hemispherical brick structure built over the relics of the Buddha. It was crowned by the chatra, a parasol-like structure symbolising high rank, which was intended to honour and shelter the relics.
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Time needed - 2 hours
Udaygiri Caves at Sanchi

Udaygiri Caves

#Cultural Heritage
Very old caves with Hindu god statues,They were carved and completed under the patronage of Chandragupta II, Emperor of the Gupta Empire, in the late 4th and 5th century. Just half hour drive from Sanchi.
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Time needed - 2 hours

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