Gateway Retreat is located at Sanchi which is a heritage destination known for its Stupas.
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List of travel related articles on Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.
Udaygiri Caves are a group of 20 rock-cut Gupta Period cave shrines believed to be the abodes of Buddhist monks in 2nd century BC. These caves have been sculpted into a sandstone hill.
Located atop a tranquil 299 foot high hill, Sanchi is considered one of the best preserved ancient Buddhist sites in India and includes esquisitely preserved Buddhist monuments built over 1,500 years.
Sanchi Stupas are built atop a rounded hill, which was selected by Emperor Asoka for its peace and serenity. There are around 50 monuments in the complex.
We thought about this and realized that instead of staying in Bhopal and doing a day-trip to Sanchi, we could stay in Sanchi for a couple of nights, see the place leisurely and then head to Bhopal later.