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Ashok Binayak Temple

34 Reviews
Historical SiteHistorical ArchitectureTemple
Closed Open from 7:00am-7:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours

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Ashoka pillar is the most representative architectural sculpture in the Maurya Dynasty. In order to remember his strategy and promote Buddhism, King Ashoka built more than 30 monumental columns in various parts of India. These columns are generally more than ten meters high and weigh 50 tons. Among them, the most famous stone column in the Sarnath outside Benares . On the stigma are carved four male masters squatting back to back, and the middle layer is a ribbon with an elephant, a galloping horse, a zebu and a tiger. These four animals use a wheel that symbolizes Dharma. Separate; the next level is a bell-shaped upside down lotus. The entire stigma is gorgeous and complete, and polished like jade, which is also a prominent feature of the carving art in the Maurya Dynasty era.

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  • One_of_the_BOFs
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom

    Hidden mini-Stupa

    I was guided to this hidden Stupa by the earlier reviewer when we popped into the adjacent café/bar for a drink. The waiter kindly showed me to it and told me that it was only used on rare occasions.

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  • moviegeekjn

    Ashok Stupa

    I had read about the reconstruction of this Thamel stupa a couple of years after the 2015 earthquake. For local people it has a history, and they pitched in to rebuild the site. Smaller than the well ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1524095163000+0800)/

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