Visiting Sarnath was a part of the Varanasi Tour Package organized by Indian Photo tours. Folks of the tour wanted to show us a contrasting picture after seeing Varanasi. In case you missed reading about my amazing experience at Varanasi, click right here. Located 13kms from Varanasi, Sarnath is the birth place of Buddhism. A few weeks after his enlightenment, Buddha went to Sarnath. The kings and the merchants of Varanasi are the main reasons for Buddhism to flourished in Sarnath.