Tourist destinations in Bihar

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Bodh Gaya

Best Time: October - February

Bodhgaya, which is the most important Buddhist pilgrimage site is located along the banks of Neranjana river in Bihar. Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree here. Pilgrims from all around the world visit this village throughout the year. The popular attractions here are the Mahabodhi Temple and the Bodhi Tree. The temple is located near the Mahabodhi tree. Bodh Gaya is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Bodh Gaya Tourism
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Vaishali

Best Time: September-December

Vaishali has a long history of becoming a part of Bihar. In the present day, Vaishali resides in the present day Tirhut division of Bihar. Vaishali gets its name from King Vishal, from the Mahabharata. Vaishali has a lot of historic significance. It was the birthplace of Lord Mahavir and the resting place for Lord Gautam Buddha. Vaishali, before even the birth of Lord Mahavir, was, in fact, the capital Vajji confederation. Although the history of Vais....

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Vaishali Tourism
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Nalanda

Best Time: October-December

India is an abode of underrated tourist hubs, each of them offering unique experiences, having exquisite cultural backgrounds, with profound history attached. Some have a marvellous architecture which was light years ahead of their times and some, sadly, almost forgotten. Such a gem is Nalanda, a beautiful integration of history, culture, knowledge, architecture and spirituality! Nalanda located in Bihar is around 100kms from the state capital, Patna ....

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Nalanda Tourism
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Rajgir

Best Time: October-March

Rajgir was originally known as Girivraj and is one of the first capitals of the Maghada empire. Under the rule of the Maghada dynasty, Rajgir was called as Rajgriha which literally means "the home of Royalty". Shishunaga claimed Rajgir to be it's capital under the Shishunaga Dynasty before it moved to Pataliputra. History also remembers this place to be one of the first places where Lord Gautam Buddha came for meditation. Located in the lush green an....

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Rajgir Tourism
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Patna

Best Time: October- March

What history remembers as Pataliputra, is now known as Patna to the modern world. Patna was founded by the king of Maghda in 490 BCE. Patna was a place where scholars and artists were born, astrologers like Aryabhatta and Chanakya took birth at Patna as well.  Keeping its rich history intact, Patna is now a bustling city in the modern era. However, it is proud of its old culture and heritage as seen by its presence as the oldest city in history. Patna....

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Patna Tourism
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Madhubani

Best Time: July- February

Madhubani is a town in the state of Bihar in India. It is a part of the Mithila region and falls in the Madhubani district after splitting from Darbhanga district. The term Madhubani means ‘forest of honey’ but at times it is also referred to as madhu vaani which means ‘sweet voice or language’. The place is mainly popular for its Madhubani Paintings and also for many popular people like Kalidas and Vidyapati who belonged from this ....

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Madhubani Tourism