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The Great Stupa (No.1) is one of the oldest stone-made structures in India. The structure is 16.4 metres in height, 36.5 metres in diameter and has a huge hemispherical dome. The Stupa is surrounded by a paved procession path and stands...Read more on Great Stupa

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Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi
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Udaygiri Caves, Sanchi
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Ashoka Pillar, Sanchi
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The Ashoka Pillar is located very close to the Southern Gateway of the Great Stupa and is popular for the structural balance and aesthetic proportions. The pillar is built in the Greco Buddhist style and is beautifully carved. The pillar has a dazzling polish that still... Read More »
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Sanchi Museum, Sanchi
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The Sanchi Museum is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India and has a great number of ancient artefacts like metal objects used by monks and the lion capital of the Ashokan pillar that were mostly discovered during excavations at Sanchi. Most of these items belong to... Read More »
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Buddhist Vihara, Sanchi
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The Buddhist Vihara is a very important centre of Buddhist culture and has the relics of Satdhara Stupa. It is situated few kilometres from Sanchi and the relics are kept in a glass casket on a platform in the inner chamber. Earlier, all these viharas were made of wood... Read More »
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