Chaukhandi Stupa

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Chaukhandi Stupa information

Location
Sarnath , India
Opening hours
dawn-dusk
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This large ruined stupa dates back to the 5th century AD, and marks the spot where Buddha met his first disciples. The incongruous tower on top of the stupa is Mughal and was constructed here in the 16th century to commemorate the visit of Emperor Humayun.