Chaukhandi Stupa is about12 Km from Varanasi. This large Stupa dates back to 5th century and is in a ruined state today. Chaukhandi Stupa, Varanasiis the place where Buddha met his first disciples. There is a tower on top of the Stupa which indicated Emperor Humayun’s visit to this place in 16th century. The place has a great tranquility in it and appeals to many people.