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About Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya is the most revered place on the earth for the followers of Buddhism. This pilgrimage site is located on the bank of river Neranjana in Gaya district of Bihar where Gautama Buddha obtained enlightenment. The place is being visited by millions of pilgrims from all corners of the world wherever Buddhism is spread. Under a banyan tree, Gautama Buddha attained the extreme knowledge and enlightenment and now the same tree is a worldwide popular as 'Bodhi Tree'.

Fast Facts

Weather:

Summer: 47 to 25 C
Winter: 5 to 28 C

Best Season:

October to March

Getting to Bodh Gaya

AIR

Patna is the nearest airport connected by flights from major cities of India.

RAIL

The nearest Railway station is Gaya (16 Kms) a major railway junction connecting several important cities in India.

ROAD

Bodhgaya is connected by road to Gaya 16 (Kms) located on Grand Trunk Road.
Bodhgaya is:
375 km from Allahabad
489 km from Kolkata
570 km from Kanpur
350 km from Jamshedpur
97 km from Patna
250 km from Varanasi

Attractions

Mahabodhi Temple

170ft. tall, Mahabodhi Temple is the major attraction for tourists due to its outstanding architectural and magnificent design. The temple was constructed by Emperor Asoka in 250BC at the eastern side of Bodhi Tree. This is the best paradigm of architectural work and it was counted reckoned amongst the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. Mahabodhi temple is the oldest Buddhist temple and it has high religious value amongst the followers of Buddhism.

Bodhi Tree

Under a banyan tree, Gautama Buddha achieved supreme knowledge and attained enlightenment which is now famous as Bodhi Tree. This is a sacred site for Buddhism followers of all over the world. This draws millions of pilgrims each year from all across the world.

The Great Buddha Statue

In 1989, Daijokyo constructed an astonishing 80 ft tall statue of Buddha next to Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya. This statue is one of the most revered sites for the followers of Buddhism and millions of pilgrims visit the place each year. The Buddha Statue is an ideal example of fascinating sculpturing work that attains the attraction of Indian and foreigner pilgrims.

Animesh Lochana Chaitya Shrine

The most revered Animesh Lochana Chaitya Shrine is the place where Gautama Buddha gazed at Bodhi Tree continuously for seven days without blinking eyes in the way of gratefulness towards the tree for offering him shelter. Due to extensive attachment of Lord Buddha, this shrine is being toured by thousands of pilgrims each year.

Vishnupad Temple

Located on the bank of Falgu River in Gaya, Vishnupad Temple is a sacred site for the devotees of Lord Vishnu which was constructed by Ahilya Bai Holker ruler of Indore around 220 years ago. The place where this temple founded has great religious appeal amongst the Hindus as it is believed that Lord Rama and Sita had visited this site. The magnificent architectural work in the temple has made it an alluring attraction for the visitors of India and foreign countries.
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