Famous monuments in india - Sanchi Stupa

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Sanchi is the small village located in Bhopal in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The palace is filled with several great Buddhist monuments. It was actually build by the great Emperor Ashoka in the 3rd Century BC. The palace is sacred to the Buddhist from all over the world. The place is attracting tourist from each and every corner of the world. Famous Monuments in India are worth to visit.

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  • 1. Famous Monuments in IndiaSanchi is the small village located in Bhopal in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The palaceis filled with several great Buddhist monuments. It was actually build by the great EmperorAshoka in the 3rd Century BC. The palace is sacred to the Buddhist from all over the world. Theplace is attracting tourist from each and every corner of the world. Famous Monuments in Indiais worth to visit.Sanchi village is famous for the stupas, monasteries, temples and pillars. The most famousmonuments of sanchi village are the Sanchi Stupa built by Ashoka. It is believed that the sanchistupa is housing the relics of Buddha. Stupas at Sanchi are the most magnificent structures ofancient India. It is also called as the great Famous Monuments in India. It has been declared asthe world Heritage site. UNESCO has included them as one of the heritage sites of the world.Stupas are large hemispherical domes, containing a central chamber, in which the relics of theBuddha were placed.It is 36.5 m in diameter and rises almost 16.5 meters high. The taranas around it depict themagnificent example of the Buddhist art in the early period. The various facets of the Buddhaslife are presented through the symbols like lotus for hid birth, tree for the enlightenment, thewheel for the first sermon and so on. The place has historical importance even though theBuddha has never visited the place sanchi. Sanchi was built as the Buddhist studies andlearning centre. Visitors can rest or can take the evening or morning walk in the lawns of themonument, maintained by the Archeological survey of India. Apart from this tourists can alsotake the excursion trip from Sanchi stupa or sanchi village to Vidisha.There are many other monuments attractions are there in sanchi village. These are the FourGateWays, The Ashoka Pillar, The Sanchi Museum etc. The four gateways, constructed in 35BCE, are considered as the best and the famous Buddhist expression in the world. Thesegateways are covered with wonderful architectural carvings. Never miss to visit FamousMonuments in India. The most famous Ashoka pillar, which contains four lions like that ofSarnath is found in Sanchi as well and these are constructed in a Greco-Buddhist style. TheAshok pillar is also famous for its beautiful construction and perfect structural balance. Thisdescribes the stories related to the Buddhas life. The ideal time to visit Sanchi is from themonths of November to February.

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