Vadnagar - Buddhist Monastery

Hub(s) : North Gujarat (Ahmedabad)

General

The recent excavations have brought to light a Buddhist Monastery belonging to the 2nd-7th century AD, within the fortified area of Vadnagar. The monastery had two votive stupas and an open central count yard around which initially nine cells were constructed. The arrangement of cells around the central courtyard creates a swastika-like pattern.
 

Buddhist Antiquities at Vadnagar

The recent excavations have brought to light a Buddhist Monastery belonging to the 2nd-7th century AD, within the fortified area of Vadnagar. The monastery had two votive stupas and an open central count yard around which initially nine cells were constructed. The arrangement of cells around the central courtyard creates a swastika-like pattern.

How to get there

By road: Mehsana (47km), Ahmedabad (111km). Local Transport: Non-metered auto rickshaws.

By rail: Siddhapur is a railway station on Ahmedabad – New Delhi railway line, 42 km from Vadnagar.

By air: Nearest airport is Ahmedabad (111km).