The Ashok Pillar, the national symbol of India and the emperor Ashoka is a symbol of the journey of Sarnath, the stone-built Ashoka pillar is an impressive structure with four lions on top. This 50-meter-long pillar is a gift of Buddhism to Ashoka by the Ashok with a dharmic stupa. In the Ashoka Pillar premises, you can see many monks meditating, the whole complex is full of lush lawn which attracts tourists very much. Explain that Indias oldest archaeological museum is built in the periphery of this complex. The Dhammak Stupa located here is an important place for the Buddhists, here Lord Buddha had first preached his lessons.