Shravasti Sightseeing Day Tour from Lucknow
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Get a hassle free day tour in a private airconditioned vehicle from Capital city Lucknow to cultural city of Bithoor
- A journey keeping in mind the hassle-free nature of travel.
- No worries about driving your own vehicle and getting tired at the end of tour
- Service of an experienced driver and a well-maintained car.
- Shravasti, located in Uttar Pradesh, India, is an ancient city with deep historical and religious significance. It holds a prominent place in Buddhism as it was the favorite retreat of Lord Buddha and the site of many important discourses. Today, Shravasti attracts visitors with its archaeological ruins, including the Jetavana Monastery and Anathapindika's Stupa, offering a glimpse into its glorious past and providing a serene atmosphere for spiritual exploration.
- Start your day early in the morning from your Lucknow hotel/residence to reach timely in Shravasti.The distance between the two cities is approximately 170 kilometers, and the journey takes around 4-5 hours.
Once you reach Shravasti, start your tour by visiting
- Jetavana Monastery: This ancient Buddhist site holds great significance as it was one of the favorite retreats of Lord Buddha. Explore the ruins of the monastery complex and admire the architectural remnants. Take your time to absorb the serene atmosphere of this sacred place.
- Anathapindika's Stupa: visit Anathapindika's Stupa, also known as the Ananda Bodhi Tree. It is believed to be the spot where Lord Buddha delivered several important discourses. The stupa is surrounded by lush greenery and offers a peaceful ambiance for reflection and meditation.
- Saheth and Maheth: Proceed to Saheth and Maheth, which are the archaeological sites in Shravasti. These sites contain the remains of ancient stupas, monasteries, and other structures related to Buddhism. Take a closer look to learn more about the history and significance of these archaeological sites.
- Take a break, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Shravasti. You can savor traditional North Indian cuisine or explore local specialties.
- Angulimala's Stupa: After lunch, visit Angulimala's Stupa, which is believed to be the site where the notorious dacoit-turned-monk Angulimala was transformed by Lord Buddha's teachings. The stupa stands as a symbol of redemption and spiritual transformation.
- Mahaparinirvana Temple: Conclude your day tour by visiting the Mahaparinirvana Temple, dedicated to Lord Buddha's final resting place. The temple houses a beautiful reclining statue of Buddha, depicting his attainment of nirvana. Spend some time in prayer or contemplation in this serene setting.
After exploring Shravasti, it's time to head back to Lucknow. Board your transport and enjoy the scenic journey back to the city.
Please note that the availability of specific attractions, opening hours.
This is not a guided tour
- All transportation using a private air-conditioned cab.
- Pick-up & drop from hotel/residence in Lucknow.
- The driver and fuel charges.
- Cab usage limit of 400 kilometres.
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