Tourist Places in Sanchi

Places to Visit in Sanchi

Sanchi - #24 of 36 in Madhya Pradesh |
Sanchi Average Rating - 5.4/7 1 based on 54 Ratings

Sanchi is mostly preferred by travellers from Bhopal. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Sanchi is, however, mostly preferred by Group, Single. The best season or months to visit places in Sanchi are February, March, October, November, December. There are 18 tourist places in Sanchi, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Sanchi can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Sanchi for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Sanchi Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Sanchi, browse through photos & pictures, explore Sanchi using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Sanchi, which are great places to visit, are Gupta Temple, Monastery 51, The Great Bowl, Chetiyagiri Buddhist Temple, Kamapaar Hanuman Mandir. Sanchi can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Sanchi Tourist Places



  • Type: Historic Place
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Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi
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"Serene place"Nov 2, 2016 "Buddham Saranam Gacchami"Mar 13, 2016
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  • Type: Monument
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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 »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
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The Great Bowl, Sanchi
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The Great Bowl is created out of a huge block of stone. The bowl used to serve as a container of food that was distributed to the monks of Sanchi. Read More »
  • Type: Museum
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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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  • Type: Temple
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Mata Mandir, Sanchi
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2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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  • Type: Architectural Building
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Great Stupa, Sanchi
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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 as a symbol of majesty.     Read More »
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Four Gateways, Sanchi
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The Great Stupa is surrounded by four gateways which are popularly called Toranas and are named as northern, southern, eastern and western. The Northern Gateway is crowned by a wheel of law and showcases all the miracles connected to Buddha that are mentioned in the Jatakas.... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
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Chetiyagiri Buddhist Temple, Sanchi
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  • Type: Place of Worship
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Stupa No. 2, Sanchi
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This stupa is located at the border of the hill with a stone wall surrounding it. The Stupa was constructed in the 2nd century BC and is situated on an artificial platform. Unlike the other stupas, this stupa has no gateways and there are lot of decorations and carvings on... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
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Stupa No. 3, Sanchi
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Stupa No. 3 is located near the great stupa and has a crown on the hemispherical dome which has special religious importance. It has an umbrella made of polished stone and houses the relics of two of the earliest disciples of Buddha, Mahamogallena and Sariputta, in the inner... Read More »
  • Type: Pond
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Madagan Pond, Sanchi
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"Water is Life"Mar 13, 2016
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  • Type: Monument
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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 »
"Tranquility"Jun 16, 2015
  • Type: Place of Worship
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Gupta Temple, Sanchi
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The Gupta Temple was built in the 5th century AD. In fact, this is one of the earliest specimens of Indian architecture. The Gupta temple stands as a witness to the traditions of ancient India. It is situated in a huge compound that has a crowning shelf, intermediate... Read More »
  • Type: Monastery
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Monastery 51, Sanchi
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  • Type: Cave
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Udaygiri Caves, Sanchi
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5 Ratings & 5 Reviews
  • Type: Temple
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Kamapaar Hanuman Mandir, Sanchi
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Sanchi Udhyan, Sanchi
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Kank Sagar Pond, Sanchi
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Madagan Pond, Sanchi

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Gupta Temple, Sanchi

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