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Sarnath Dhamek Stupa Attraction Ticket

E-Voucher

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Your ticket is valid for1 day

  • Start time

    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to the Old Fort in Sarnath

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Key Highlights

  • Visit one of the most visited and most revered Buddhist structures in the world
  • Explore the grounds around the Dhamek Stupa in Sarnath
  • Learn more about the place where Buddha had delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment
  • Both smartphone and printed vouchers are accepted

Overview

Dhamek Stupa which is also spelled as Dhamekh and Dhamekha is one of the most famous and Buddhist stupas located in Sarnath near Varanasi. Originally built in 249 BCE during the reign of king Ashoka of the Maurya Dynasty, this massive and prominent structure has over time gone through several expansions and additions.

This solid cylindrical shaped Stupa made of red bricks and stone in its present position stands at a height of 43.6 m with a diameter of 28 m. The significance of this sacred place is that it marks the spot where Lord Buddha preached the first sermon to His five disciples after attaining enlightenment in Bodh Gaya.

Buddhist pilgrims from around the world visit Sarnath to circumambulate the holy Stupa and worship Lord Buddha. National and international tourists also flock at Sarnath to get a glimpse of Buddhist architecture and culture at this significant centre of Buddhism.

Inclusions

  • Attraction Entrance ticket.

Exclusions

  • Hotel Pick and Drop Off
  • Live Guide
  • Gratuities

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early

You shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument

Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed

This monument is a Non Smoking zone

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