Sanchi (सांची) Tourism: Places To Visit in Sanchi

Sanchi

By | Update Date: August 24, 2021, 12:51 IST

One of the famous Bhudhriti temples, Sanchi Stupa is known for itsancientart and architecture. It is a small village located in the city of Sanchi in Raisen district ofMadhya Pradeshand is one of the popular tourist attractions. Sanchi is a famous historical place of Madhya Pradesh. It is located at a distance of about 52 km from the capital Bhopal and 10 km from Vidisha.


Located at the top of the hill, Sanchi comes as a religious place with religious and historical consequences. Known for its stupas and monasteries, this religious city is quite important for beautiful works of Buddhist art. Saatchi has many attractions dating back to the second and first centuries BCE.


In fact, Madhya Pradesh tourism can be incomplete without visiting Sanchi stupas, monasteries,templesand pillars. A visit to this most religious place of Buddhist pilgrimage is a breathtaking experience for visitors. Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh is a World Heritage Site, which has a strong Buddhist heritage.


Sanchi is a living example of the philosophy and belief of Emperor Ashoka. The city is dotted with many Buddhist structures such as pillars and stupas. Although the city is known for these Buddhist sites, Sanchi does not have much significance or consequence in Buddhist history. However it is now considered as a pilgrim town due to the monasteries that exist here.

Why Go To Sanchi

Buddhist Vihar, Four Gates of Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi Museum, The Great Bowl, Gupta Temple, Ashok Pillar, Sanchi Stupa

Best time to visit Sanchi

The best time to go to Sanchi is between the months of October and March as the weather remains pleasant. Religious festivals are celebrated here during November and February

Quick Links About Sanchi

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