Chaukhandi stupa is said to be originally established by Emperor Ashoka during his reign. He built it in the 5th century when he started following Buddhism. The attic situated on an octagonal tower with rectangular platform is first in the list while entering Sarnath.
BEST TIME TO VISIT SARNATH
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Sarnath is as given below. The best time to visit Sarnath is also specified.