Top 3 Places To Visit In Sarnath

Located 13 kilometers east of Varanasi, Sarnath (in state of Uttar Pradesh) is considered to be the place where Gautama Buddha first taught the teachings of Dharma after his enlightenment. The site was a deer park which became the birthplace of the Buddhist Sangha and is one of the major pilgrimage spot for the Buddhists in India. The name Sarnath literally means ‘Lord of the deer’ and was established by the King of Banaras who created this town as a sanctuary for the deer. Here’s the list of the best places to visit in Sarnath.

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