Sarnath is a holy place for Buddhist that located east of Varanasi, Uttarpradesh. Previously Sarnath was known as 'Mrigadava' which means 'deer-park'. Actually deer-park is place where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma. So, it is the most famous pilgrimage site for Buddhist and there are many famous things and place to see.
|Buddhist Temple In Sarnath|
Attractions of Sarnath :
1) Dhammek Stupa
2) Sarnath Museum
3) Chaukhandi Stupa
4) Mulagandha Kuti Vihar
Best Time To Visit :
Best time to visit Sarnath from November to March when weather is pleasant.
Hotels In Sarnath :
1. The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi (6.3 km away )
2. Radisson Hotel Varanasi (6.4 km away)
3. Hotel De Paris (6.4 km away )
4. Hotel Gupta Inn (6.2 km away)
5. Rivatas by Ideal (6.6 km away)
6. Hotel Ideal Tower (6.6 km away)
7. Hotel India Varanasi (6.6 km away)
8. Hotel Surabhi International (3.2 km away)
9. Malti Hotel (7.4 km away)
10. Hotel Varuna (7.7 km away)
How To Reach:
The nearest airport is Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport or Varanasi Airport is connected to some prime Indian cities like Delhi and Mumbai. Domestic airlines like IndiGo and Air India operate regular flights from Khajuraho,Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Goa. There are flights available for Kathmandu also . After reach the airport, you can hire a taxi to reach the city centre.
By Train :
The two main railheads in Varanasi is Varanasi railway junction and Kashi railway station . Travellers can make their travel bookings till either of these two stations. Both these railway stations are well linked with prime Indian cities via rail network. From Delhi, there are several trains available for Varanasi, like, BSB Garibrath originating from Anand Vihar. Auto rickshaws, autos and rickshaws are easily available from outside of these railway stations.
Varanasi has excellence connectivity by road with cities like Lucknow, Allahabad ,Patna, Gorakhpur and Ranchi. A number of state buses and private services including air-conditioned Luxery buses ply frequently from Lucknow to Varanasi. Well-maintained national highways and NH 28 (via Harlalka Road) and NH2 lead to Varanasi from Lucknow, the journey can take around 6 to 7 hours.