The state had a rich history.
1. First republic in the world was in Bihar “Vaishali”
2. It has given some of the greatest emperors of India like Samudragupta, Ashoka, Vikramaditya and Chandragupta Maurya.
3. Three major religions of the world namely Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism has its root in Bihar.
4. One of the world’s greatest religion, Buddhism arose from the region that now makes modern Bihar.
5. Nalanda University is considered one of the first great university in human history. It was also the first residential International University and many more
Today i am gonna tell you the Top 5 Places Visit in Bihar. These 5 places are most popular tourist destination that you should visit with your friends and family.
Top 5 Places Visit in Bihar
1. Great Buddha Statue
The Giant Buddha statue is one of the many stops in the Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist routes in Bodhgaya, Bihar (India). This is a 80 Feet Buddha statute perhaps the tallest in India. Statutes of 10 of Buddhas close disciples are also erected besides Budha statute. The unveiling and consecration of the Great Buddha Statue took place on November 18, 1989. The consecration ceremony was graced with the presence of His Holiness Dalai Lama, who blessed the 25-meter statue. The Statue is now a symbol of the holy place Bodhgaya, next to Mahabohdi Temple which is a World Heritage site. Local people call it by the nickname “the 80-foot (25-meter) Buddha Statue.”
2. Bodhi Tree
The Bodhi Tree also known as Bo and “peepal tree” was a large and very old sacred fig tree located in Bodh Gaya, under which Siddhartha Gautama, the spiritual teacher who later became known as the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment. The vibe here is serene and contagious and you will enjoy the peace if you do spend some time here. You will find people from all over the world and all schools of Buddhism come to sit under the Bodhi Tree.
3. Hanuman Mandir
Hanuman mandir is one of the greatest Temple of india located near Patna junction is one of the popular centers of attraction. If you are in Patna, Don’t forget to go there. Many people come here and pray for his family. The temple comprises the brass shrines or Kalas which can be seen on the roof. Other than Lord Hanuman, the temple also showcases the idols of shiva family, Krishna Arjun,Goddess durga etc.Litti choka and Aloo kachori are the famous food items that you can try near the temple. Navidyam is famous ladoo of this place
4. Mahabodhi Temple
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya. The Mahabodhi Temple Complex is one of the four holy sites related to the life of the Lord Buddha, and particularly to the attainment of Enlightenment. if you want to know the roots Buddha, this is an UNESCO World heritage site due to the one of the ancient temple with the holy tree under which Lord Buddha got the enlightenment. Bodhgaya is considered to be the most popular tourist destination in Bihar along with Rajgir. Its tourist and religious attractions can be covered within a day.
Nalanda, one of the greatest centers of learning in the ancient times, is located in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. It has a lot of history associated with it and must be visited for being able to appreciate the vast Indian history. Nalanda is well known for first university in the world. Students from all over the world come here to study the various subjects. Now again in its name a university has been opened. It can make you feel how study changes the whole environment…..and the artworks are unbelievable.
Let’s ready for Bihar tour and these top 5 Places will not going to disappoint you. Dont forget to share this article with your friends and family. Happy Journey!