Sarnath, Varanasi

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Visit the village of Sarnath, one of four holy destinations on the Buddhist circuit, boasting a deer park where Buddha gave his first Dharma sermon. Join Buddhists from all over the world, who flock to this key pilgrimage site, the most sacred of the circuit stops, along with Buddha’s place of birth, death, and enlightenment. Admire the various stupas and Buddhist meditation structures, including one that marks the spot where the first teaching happened, or explore the small town and take in the peaceful atmosphere. Put Sarnath and other Varanasi attractions into our Varanasi travel planning app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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