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Buddhist Heritage Places

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Maps-India provides high quality maps on all the major aspects of travel and tourism in India, including India Buddhist Heritage Places Map All the major Buddhist heritage places in India such as Mathura, Agra, Varanasi, Patna, Ajanta, Ellora, Sanchi and Sarnath have been pointed out on the map on Buddhist Heritage Places. The world heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora in Aurangabad can be easily located on the Buddhist heritage places map of India. The first of the beautiful Ajanta caves was made in the 2nd century B.C. and are a living example of the glorious and rich Indian culture. These 30 caves, spanning a period of 800 years, contain many images of Buddha.

Out of these 34 cave temples of Ellora 13 caves are of Buddhist faith. Sarnath in District Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh, famous for the Deer Park where Buddha preached his first sermon, is visible on the map on Buddhist heritage places in India. Various stupas like Dharmarajika, Chaukhani and Dharnek, the beautiful Ashoka Pillar, remains of a monastery and a museum that showcases some of the finest specimen of Buddhist sculpture are the major attractions of Sarnath. Sankisa, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, and Kushinagar, where Lord Buddha took his last breath, can be located at just a glance at the map on the Buddhist heritage destinations of India. Rajgir and Vaishali in Bihar are the other major Buddhist places that have been marked on the map for your convenience.

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