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Archaeological Sites in India: Kesariya

13-FEB-2013 16:14

     

    Name: Kesariya
    State: Bihar
    Famous for: Stupa built by king Ashoka
    District: East Champaran
    About the stupa: Kesaria claims the tallest and the largest Buddhist Stupa in the world. The stupa was discovered in 1998 during an excavation by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
    Also known as : Kesaputta (former name)
    Specialty: Kesaria Stupa is one foot taller than the Borobodur Stupa in Java. It is also taller than the second largest stupa at Ghorakatora in theNalanda district. 
    Name: Kesariya

    State: Bihar

    Famous for: Stupa built by king Ashoka

    District: East Champaran

    About the stupa: Kesaria claims the tallest and the largest Buddhist Stupa in the world. The stupa was discovered in 1998 during an excavation by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

    Also known as : Kesaputta (former name)

    Specialty: Kesaria Stupa is one foot taller than the Borobodur Stupa in Java. It is also taller than the second largest stupa at Ghorakatora in theNalanda district. 


     

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