Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 27 July 2018

On a hill overlooking the plain and about 40 km from Bhopal, India is the site of Sanchi, which comprises a group of Buddhist monuments (monolithic pillars, palaces, temples and monasteries) all in different states of conservation most of which date back to the 2nd and 1st centuries B.C. It is the oldest Buddhist sanctuary in existence and was a major Buddhist centre in India until the 12th century A.D.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/524/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, July 27). Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (UNESCO/NHK). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1467/buddhist-monuments-at-sanchi-unesconhk/

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Kyokai, UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso. "Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (UNESCO/NHK)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jul 2018. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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