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Private Tour: Full-Day Varanasi Tour including Sarnath and Evening Ganga Arti
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“lion capital” (6 reviews)
“broken pieces” (3 reviews)
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Sarnath, Varanasi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located next to ASI museum in sarnath. Now that piller in demolished condition. Broken piller can found in ruins of sarnath. The wheel of ‘Ashoka Chakra’ from its base was placed onto the center of the National Flag of India.

Thank dhyan400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty average considering the magnificent collection of very well preserved monuments at Sarnath. Still it helps to bring the times of Ashoka to life.

Thank DelhiGhumakkar
Reviewed 27 August 2017

You can only see the broken pieces of the Ashoka Pillar. However, looking at the dates that back almost BC you can imagine the historical importance. You only wish to see this pillar all in one piece standing high with the lions on the top....More

1  Thank Kiran A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This pillar of ashoka, was cut into pieces by invaders at that time. The remainings collected and placed as in photo. Situated inside a park.

Thank markos_prawira
Reviewed 29 June 2017

this is the original pillar from where those marks and all taken, however now only parts of the pillar are available. These parts are now safe in a mirror room in Sarnath city

Thank sid_ups
Reviewed 22 June 2017

These remnants of the Ashoka Pillar have been showcased among the excavation site at the Sarnath. Only the three portions of the broken pedestal remain here, the rest of the top portion bearing the four lions and other animals & the chakra have been displayed...More

1  Thank Rakeshsharmandmc
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The Ashokan Pillar , our National Emblem is located in the Dhamek Stupa Complex and is enclosed in a glass case. Unfortunately, the shaft has broken into 3 parts which are present here , and the upper head, with the Lions and the Ashok Chakra...More

1  Thank Seema1709
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Very absorbing to see the glories of India over centuries and realize contribution of Emperor Ashoka towards the great country India

Thank _sriramhome
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Located inside the Dhamek Stupa area in Sarnath, the remains of the Ashok Stambh can be found. The pillar was broken during Mughal Age, and only the base of the pillar can be seen here. The rest is in the Sarnath museum. The pillars retains...More

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is an advantage of visiting Sarnath. You will witnessed one of three Ashoka Stambh in India. This is inside Dhamek Stupa Campus. You will find this Pillar while passing through excavation area. This has been kept inside the glass wall so you cannot touch...More

Thank Abhinav K
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