Historical Importance

History and Cultural Heritage of Bihar

Bihar Tourism offers areas of natural beauty, such as lakes, waterfalls and hot springs. Bihar was a centre of power, learning and culture in ancient and classical India. Close to Patna, the capital city of Bihar, Nalanda and Vikramshila were the centres of learning established in the 5th and 8th centuries respectively and are counted amongst the oldest and truly international universities of the time.

Bihar is one of the most sacred places for various religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam. Mahabodhi Temple, a Buddhist shrine and UNESCO World Heritage Site is also situated in Bihar. Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna, was considered as one of the longest river bridges in the world in early 1980s. The city of Patna and Rajgir are considered as two historical cities of Bihar.

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heritage of bihar

Bihar Tourism offers areas of natural beauty, such as lakes, waterfalls and hot springs. Bihar was a centre of power, learning and culture in ancient and classical India.

Buddhist Circuit in Bihar

The legendary spiritual enlightenment site of the Buddha under the holy Bodhi tree has become the magnetic point for human congregation ever since. The Kesaria Stupa, highest among the excavated Buddhist stupas is also situated in Bihar.

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Nalanda

The capital of the mighty Magadha Empire in the fourth century BC (also construed as the first recorded..

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Gaya

2500 years ago a young ascetic - Siddhartha attained enlightenment to become the Buddha and found..

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Vaishali

Vaishali ranked among few of the rare places in history that has left behind a trail of events that reflect..

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Bhagalpur

Remains of the ancient Vikramshila University have been excavated at village Antichak in the Bhagalpur..

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