Sarnath the tranquil deep park at Sarnath is where the Buddha preached hid first sermon. Sarnath became one of the great center of Buddhism and the Emperor Ashoka erected magnificent stupas and structure here. The Chinese scholar Huien Tsang who to write of the splendor of the city. Rediscoverd and excavated in 1836, Sarnath is once again a place of pilgrimage where visitors come to pay homage to the great teacher.