Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Barabar Caves

The Barabar Caves are perhaps the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India, mostly dating from the Maurya Empire (322–185 BCE), some with Ash..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Bodhi Tree

The Bodhi tree at the Mahabodhi Temple is called the Sri MahaBodhi. According to Buddhism, after his Enlightenment, Buddha spent a whole week in front..

Pilgrimage

Buddha Smriti Park

Buddha Smriti Park also known as Buddha Memorial Park (as translated in english) is an urban park located on Frazer Road near Patna Junction ..

Historical and Heritage

Buxar Fort

This fort is situated in Buxar and hence the name.It is one of the best known for the ancient looks and culture. It is the land of saint Vishwamitra. ..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Cankamana

The raised platform with lotus flowers mark the spot where the Buddha kept his feet while walking...

Pilgrimage

Great Buddha Statue

The Giant Buddha statue is one of the many stops in the Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist routes in Bodhgaya, Bihar (India). The statue is 19.507 m (64...

Pilgrimage

Hiuen Tsang Memorial Hall

Hiuen Tsang Memorial is one of the major tourist attractions in Nalanda. Hiuen Tsang Memorial is erected in the memory of the famous Chinese traveler ..

Pilgrimage

Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple

Japanese temple of Bodhgaya is built on the pattern of an ancient Japanese wooden Temple and it seems to present a natural beauty without any artifici..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Janki Mandir

Janaki Mandir is a Hindu temple in Janakpur in the Mithila region of Nepal, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Sita...

Nature and Scenic

Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary

The Kanwar Taal or Kabar Taal Lake located in Begusarai district of Bihar, India, is Asia's largest freshwater oxbow lake. It is approximately three t..

Historical and Heritage

Kesaria Stupa, Kesaria

Kesariya Stupa is a Buddhist stupa in Kesariya, located at a distance of 110 kilometres (68 mi) from Patna, in the Champaran (east) district of..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Mahabodhi Temple

The site contains a descendant of the Bodhi Tree under which Buddha gained enlightenment, and has been a major pilgrimage destination for Buddhists..

Historical and Heritage

Nalanda University

Nalanda was an acclaimed Mahavihara, a large Buddhist monastery in the ancient kingdom of Magadha (modern-day Bihar) in India. The site is lo..

Historical and Heritage

Patna Museum

Patna Museum is the state museum of the Indian state of Bihar. Started on 3 April 1917 during the British Raj to house the historical artefacts fou..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Pavapuri Jain Temple

Pawapuri or Pawa is a holy site for Jains located in the Nalanda district in the Bihar state of Eastern India. It is located about nineteen kilometers..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Rajgir

The name Rajgir came from R?jag?iha 'house of the king' or "royal house", or the word rajgir might have its origin in its plain literal meaning, "roya..

Pilgrimage

Royal Bhutan Monastery

Royal Bhutan Monastery is one of the most popular monasteries of Bodh Gaya. A number of tasks are performed all day at the monastery. The monks keep d..

Historical and Heritage

Sher Shah Suri Tomb

The tomb of Sher Shah Suri is in the Sasaram town of Bihar state, India. The tomb was built in memory of Emperor Sher Shah Suri, a Pathan from Bihar w..

Historical and Heritage

Sonepur Fair

The Sonepur Cattle Fair  is held on Kartik Poornima (the full moon day) in the month of November in Sonpur, Bihar, on the confluence of river..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Takhat Shri Harimandirji Patna Sahib

Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru, was born in Patna, Bihar, in 1666. He also spent his early years here before moving to Anandpur. Besides be..