Location : Sarnath (Uttar Pradesh)
Significance : Archaeological Museum
Main Attraction : Ashokan Pillar
Timings : 10.00 am to 4.30 pm
Closed on : Government Holidays
Tranquil Sarnath where ihe Buddha delivered his first sermon more than 2500 years ago has a site museum whose prize exhibit is the enormous lion capital (2.31 in). Now the emblem of independent India, this capital once surmounted an Ashokan pillar erected to mark the spot where the Buddha preached.
Carved in pale yellowish-grey sandstone wit... read more