I never know if never been into Varanasi. Around an hour from Varanasi there is small town called Sarnath where Siddhartha Gautama had his first sermon to the world. After a night in Varanasi and visiting The Ganges, we think it would be great idea to visit this historical place. In this very small city, we can see a beautiful remnant of Buddhist temple. Next to this one, there is Architectural Museum where the first Indian gold stamp lion with three heads was placed. However, it is not great time for us and it was closed that time. Instead we visited another interesting garden full with murals of Buddha life.
It just full with details in every corner but prepare for hot and humid weather. Every single rocks are really impressive. I love the red rocks and bricks (especially when you see Agra Fort and Taj Mahal).
Tall Buddha statue and beneath it you can find murals of Buddha. This place just in front of Architectural Museum.
Mural of Young Buddha and Lumbini, His Holiness birth place
Three lion head statue. Do you know the national symbol of India came from this figure?