places to visit in bihar

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Arrah

Ara is a historically beautiful tourist destination located in the eastern state of Bihar of India. Which is famous for its historical and cultural. The city is located in Bhojpur district at a distance of about 58 km from Patna. There are many places to visit and see tourists. Where tourists from all over the country and abroad come to visit.

Aurangabad

Aurangabad is a very ancient city with a very attractive city of the most wacky Ajanta and Ellora caves. Being the largest city in Maharashtra, it was established in 1610 by Malik Ambar in Maharashtra. After coming, all tourists are the first to be home to Ellora Caves, Aurangabad is one of the tourist destinations in Maharashtra. Buddhism in Aurangabad has seen a good time to nurture its heritage, lifestyle and morality. The city is also known for its history and architectural art, adorned with palaces, tombs and parks. 

Begusarai

Begusarai is a beautiful city in Bihar. It is the headquarters of its district, which is located on the northern bank of the holy river Ganga. Begusarai is a popular tourist attraction, it is best to have fun in beautiful lakes. There are many tourist destinations in terms of tourist rush. The Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary and Naula Home are the main attractions located here. 

Bhagalpur

Bhagalpur is one of the oldest cities in Bihar, a major state located in eastern India. Known as the country's 'Silk City', it holds religious and historical significance, besides a large number of tourist attractions. Situated on the banks of the river Ganga, Bhagalpur boasts highly fertile land. At present, it serves as the educational hub of Bihar, where students migrate from neighbouring states for their higher studies. Bhagalpur is also one of the major Buddhist sites in India.

Bihar sharif

Biharsharif is located in Nalanda district in Bihar. It is commonly known as Biharsharif. Bihar Sharif is in Hiranya Prabhat Mountain on the banks of panchnan River. Four more local rivers from this city - Dhoba, Panchnan, Goithwa and Zeren also pass through this historic city. So many rivers flow from this city, the soil found here is definitely fertile and rich. There have been many powerful dynasties that have emerged and collapsed. The city has also had the privilege of being the city capital, during the powerful Pal Empire. 

Darbhanga

Darbhanga, a wonderful and historical state of Bihar, which is a popular tourist destination, is famous for its historically beautiful palaces and monuments and rich cultural heritage of art and music. Darbhanga is located at a distance of 50 km from Nepal. Darbhanga is a great place for tourists. 

Gaya

Gaya can easily be considered one of the most popular places to visit in the state of Bihar. It is a Hindu pilgrimage centre as well as a transit site for the Buddhist pilgrimage centre of Bodhgaya. According to beliefs, Buddha had attained his enlightenment under a tree that belongs to this place. Gaya city is very busy and is located on the banks of the Falgu River. This place is filled with many historical sites as well as temples that have been from Gupta to Mauryan dynasty for many ages.

Munger

Munger is yet another popular place that you can consider visiting Bihar. Munger's history is all the way to the Aryas. He called this place 'Midland' instead of his colony. Munger is a very popular name for yoga lovers as this place is also known as the seat of yoga of Bihar school. Some of the major tourist attractions you can see in Munger are Sita Kund, Dilvarpur and more.

Nalanda

This popular tourist spot is located at a distance of 90 kms from Patna. Travellers can take a day to enjoy the offer of this place. Nalanda University is known as the highest centre of Buddhist education in ancient times. It is popularly visited by scholars who come here and are very regular with their visits. The important attractions of Nalanda include the classical ruins of Nalanda University – a major learning centre where great philosophers including Buddha taught. At the same time you will be taken to the Sun Temple, The Hwen Tsang Memorial Hall – dedicated to the Chinese traveller, Nava Nalanda Vihar and Nalanda Museum.

Purnia

Purya Bihar is an important city and the largest city in the north eastern part of Bihar is located on the banks of kosi river. The total area of Purya district is about 3,229 sq km. The name of Purya city is taken from the full-backwoods which means the whole forest. Some of the other popular religious attractions of Purya include Kali Bari Temple, Matasthan and Kamakhya Temples. Purya Mata Purana is also famous for the oldest temple of Devi, which is 5 kms away from the main city. Hazrat Mustafa Jamalul Haq Bandgi chimney is also the dargah of Banjo in the city. Dargah and Khanah Alia Mustafa are also famous for spirituality, communal harmony and fiduciism, 7 kms away from the main city.

Rajgir

Here at this place, Lord Buddha spent many years of his life and gave sermons. In addition, it is recognized as the venue for the first Buddhist council. A distance of 102 km from Patna is a pilgrimage centre like Rajgir, Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. Before Pataliputra (Patna), Rajgir or Say Rajgriha used to be the capital of Magadha. Tourists can explore the golden cave, the World Peace Stupa, the Gredhakut Mountains and the hot springs, which are famous tourist attractions.

Sasaram

City of Historical Miracles / Sasaram or Sahasaram is considered to be one of the most famous and popular places for tourists. It is famous because of its historical significance. It is a small town in Rohtas district of Bihar, India. Aurangabad is located at a distance of 42 kilometres from Sasaram city. 

Vaishali

Vaishali can easily be considered a super important archaeological site. At one time, it was the capital of the Lichavi rulers. This place earned a lot of fame as it was the birthplace of the last Jain Tirthankar Bhagwan Mahavira. Moreover, in buddha's time, Vaishali was a very prosperous state. This place is also remembered for its grand courtesy Amrapali. If you decide to visit this enchanting place, you can see some major tourist attractions like Relik Stupa, Kundalpur, Coronation Tank and more.