Indias oldest stone structure, Sanchi Stupa in Madhya Pradesh

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Emperor Ashoka the Great commissioned The 'Great Stupa', the oldest structure at Sanchi in Raisen District in Madhya Pradesh, to be built over the relics of the Buddha in the 3rd century BC. It is the oldest stone structure in India. It seems like Sanchi was quiet the hotspot and flourished till the 14th century, under several dynasties.

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