20 places to awestruck you

  • Mahabodhi Temple (Bodh Gaya): Place of Enlightenemt for Lord Buddha, UNESCO Heritage monument
  • Nalanda University: World’s oldest Univeristy, UNESCO Heritage monument.
  • Bihar Museum (Patna): One of the best state of the art contemporary museum of India
  • Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib (Patna City) : Birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh, Second most sacred place for Sikhs
  • Barabar Caves (Jehanabad): Oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India. The caves were featured in the book “A Passage to India” by English author E. M. Forster.
  • Bihar School of Yoga  (Munger): One of the oldest seat of Yoga learning. Schools promoting Satyananda form of Yoga can be found across Europe as well.
  • Valmiki Tiger Reserve: Witnesses a continuous increase in the number of big cats and is steadily becoming a hot destination for Ecotourism.
  • Sher Shah Suri Tomb (Sasaram): An example of Indo-Islamic architecture, this red sandstone mausoleum (122 ft high), which stands in the middle of an artificial lake, which is nearly square, is known as the second Taj Mahal of India.
  • Jal Mandir (Pawapuri) : Place of Cremation of Lord Mahavira in a town which literally means ‘town without sins’ and one of the most sacred place for Jains.
  • Vishnupad Temple (Gaya) :  Foot print of Lord Vishnu incised into a block of basalt. Famous for Pind Daan.
  • Kakolat Falls (Nawada): Situated on the beautiful Kakolat hill, located on the border of Bihar and Jharkhand, is one of the most visited and renowned Bihar getaway.
  • Maner Sharif Mausoleum (Patna): The domed mausoleum’s walls are adorned with intricate designs and its ceiling has passages from the Qur’an. गंगा जमुनी तहजीब का संगम है मनेर शरीफ दरगाह
  • Vaishali: The World’s First Republic
  • Vikramshila University (Bhagalpur): One of the largest Buddhist universities
  • Kishanganj Tea Gardens: Dubbed as “Cherrapunji of Bihar”, now has 25,000 acres of tea plantations as well as multiple tea processing plants.
  • Tutla – India’s own Grand Canyon : Resembling the famous Grand Canyon of US, Tutla is spread over approximately 240 sq km of area.
  • Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary (Begusarai) :   Asia’s largest freshwater Oxbow lake. It is approximately three times the size of the ‘Bharatpur’ Bird Sanctuary.
  • Mundeshwari Temple (Kaimur) – Considered as the oldest functional Hindu temple of India.
  • Rajgir: Vishwa Shanti Stupa (Peace Pagoda), 22km-long Cyclopean Wall, Jarasandh’s Akhara, health and winter resort due to its warm water ponds.
  • Patan Devi (Patna): It is the oldest and one of the most sacred temples of Patna. It is regarded as one of the 51 Siddha Shakti Pithas in India.