The city of good luck, Bhagalpur is a city located in eastern Bihar and is a famous place for silk production. Due to the production of quality silk only, it is famous as a silk city across the country. Tussar Silk and Tushar Sarees of Bhagalpur are in great demand in international markets. Apart from the silk trade, the city mainly produces rice and sugar. A dim hill, 30 km from Bhagalpur, is the most favorite picnic spot in the region.
Sultanganj, 26 km near the Ganges River, is a popular religious site. The Colonelganjtemplewith its rock cut which dates back to the Gupta period (5th-7th century CE) depicts many deities of various religious beliefs including Hindu, Buddhist and Jain. Vikramashila is a Buddhist university and was founded by Dharmapala towards the end of the (eight century). The Dolphin Sanctuary covers an area of 50 km spread from Sultanganj to Kahalgaon, which aims to rescue the endangered Gangetic dolphins in India.
Ajgavinath is the place of worship of Lord Shiva and is located in Sultanganj, a municipality in Bhagalpur district of Bihar. The Budhanath Temple is situated on the banks of the GangesRiverUttaravahini. Colonelganj is a rock cut temple 8 km west of Sultanganj city. Its Gupta era carvings represent many Jain, Hindu and Buddhist celestial beings.
The traditional dishes of Bhagalpur are simple and delicious. The main food of Bhagalpur is rice, wheat, dale. Products made of thirty-six, rice, chutney, pickles, lentils and milk occupy a prominent place in traditional Bhagalpuri bags. Kadhi Bari, Khichdi, Ghuggi, Chura are some of the popular dishes in the region.
Why Go To Bhagalpur
Best time to visit Bhagalpur
The best time to visit the city is from October to March, when it is pleasant and gentle.