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Dhauli | 8 Km From Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located in a somewhat obscure park on the way to Dhauli, this Ashokan Rock Edict was a worthwhile visit, specially for a lover of History like myself. It is one of the major Rock Edicts of Asoka where the famous "All people are my children"...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many times we visited Dhauligiri, however, we missed this awesome edict everytime. But I would recommend everyone to see this. it is a must watch.

Thank Srichatt
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Ashokan Rock Edict in located in dhauli on dhaulagiri hills which is 8Km from bhubaneshwar.The war ok kalinga by emperor Ashoka was fougth here in 261 BC.

1  Thank poissonleau
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This place is in a small park on the way to Dhauligiri/ Santhi stupa and at the start of the hills. Being on roadside, vehicle may be parked on a side of the road and enter the park area to see these rocks. No entry...More

Thank pln111
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I visited here couple of weeks back, why you may ask, because it says "Ashokan". But anyways there was nothing much of a significance of this place. Its definitely very well maintained, clean and tidy and open for all without any entry fee. The view...More

Thank Shubham A
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

So yes, you see the elephant and old Bhrami writings on a rock but the garden feels sad to walk through.

Thank LaurentCL2
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The rock edict depicts Asoka's entry towards Buddhahood after the Kalinga war. There is not much to see except the edict itself . The nearby surroundings are clean and picturesque.

Thank pratimagoel
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few ancient Ashoka rock edicts, situated at about a 30 minute drive from the old city of Bhubaneswar. The inscriptions are done on a huge piece of rock from which an elephants body has been carved out.. the head of...More

1  Thank Vibha R
Reviewed 7 January 2018

these are rock edicts which are made when ashoka took a vow of non violence..the edicts are written on a single rock which are covered in a covered in a glass structure. there is also an elephant carving atop this rock. there is a signboard...More

Thank Saurabhpatki
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is the most attractive monument that the state posses. Though people tend to oversee it as they all get attracted to the huge Dhauli's Stupa, but infact its this Edict which is historical more important than the Stupa itself. One would get the Rock...More

1  Thank hadmatpurohit
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