Kesariya Buddha Stupa - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
About Kesariya Buddha Stupa
Considered to be the tallest and biggest Buddhist Stupa in the world, Kesaria Stupa was built by the great ruler Ashoka. This is the place where Buddha in his last days donated his begging bowl. The structure serves as a brilliant example of Buddhist architecture and is adorned with a large number of Buddhist statues.
Attractions Near Kesariya Buddha Stupa
22.52km from Kesariya Buddha Stupa
The Rampurva capitals are the capitals of a pair of Ashoka Pillars discovered in c. 1876 by A.C.L. Carlleyle. The archaeological site is called Rampurva, and is located in the West Champaran district of the Indian state of Bihar, situated very close to the border with Nepal. The two capitals are in the Indian Museum in Kolkota.
Ashoka Pillar, Lauriya Araraj
31.72km from Kesariya Buddha Stupa
The Laur Pillar is located in the village of Lauriya Areraj in the East Champaran district of Bihar. It is situated at a distance of 16 km from the west of Motihari-Pratapur main road. The Pillar was constructed by the Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka in 249 BC.
Vaishali , ashoka pillar
43.11km from Kesariya Buddha Stupa
Ashok Pillar is the most popular sightseeing destination of Vaishali situated near a Buddhist monastery and a coronation tank, named Ramkund. It is also a Lion Pillar like the other Ashoka Pillars but the difference between this Ashoka Pillar and other Asoka pillars is that, this one has only one lion capital. This pillar was built by Emperor Ashoka at Kolhua out of a polished single piece of red sandstone, cut into a bell shaped capital of a height of 18.3 m.
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Location of Kesariya Buddha Stupa
For more information about Kesariya Buddha Stupa, visit: https://eastchamparan.nic.in/tourist-place/kesaria-baudh-stup-kesaria/