Ashoka Pillar at Sarnath is one of the most famous and the most visited tourist spot in India. The pillar is 50m in height.
Moreover, it is the National Emblem of India. It marks the visit of Ashoka to Sarnath. Surprisingly, it is carved beautifully with four lions on top. Furthermore, the complex of Dhamek Stupa is full of lush green lawns.
Monks are spotted meditating around the complex.
Also, the oldest archaeological museum of India has been built a periphery at the complex.
Ashoka Pillar depicts the life the Gautama Buddha. It symbolises four different phases of his life including a bull, a lion, an elephant and a horse.