Bihar Tour

Dances of Kerala Bihar is famous as a pilgrimage place. With its close association to the Buddha's life, it has come to be known as the "Buddhist Circuit". The name 'Bihar' is derived from 'vihara', meaning Buddhist monastery. Apart from Buddhism, it is also a sacred place for Jains and Hindus

With river Ganges flowing through this state, it is divided into two stunningly different physical regions - the northern fertile plains and the southern Chotanagpur plateau which accounts for 40% of India's mineral wealth - country's largest producer of coal and world's chief supplier of mica. Bihar has many interesting tour destinations.

Places Of Interest

Nalanda - was a Renowned Buddhist university of higher learning but now only the ruins of this university remains

BodhGaya - is the holy Buddhist site where Buddha meditated under a pipal tree known as Bodhi tree and attained salvation

Vaishali - is the birthplace of Lord Mahavira, the greatest profounder of Jainism. Also seen here is the world famous Ashoka Pillar, built by Emperor Asoka. It is made of a single piece of red sandstone with a life size lion carved at the top

Pawapuri - is the sacred place for Jains. It is at this place that Lord Mahavira, twenty fourth incarnation of Jains attained enlightment

Jalmandir - is a major pilgrimage for Jains

Vishnupad temple - where devotees pay homage to 40 cm long footprint believed to be of Lord Vishnu

Harminder Sahib - is one of the most sacred shrines of Sikhism. Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth guru of Sikhs was born in Patna - the capital territory of the state. It is the second of the four great thrones of the Sikhs. There is a museum which exhibits the photos, holy scriptures, and personal possessions of the Guru.

State Museum - contains a rare collection of coins, paintings, bronze and stone sculptures of Maurya and Gupta reign. In addition to this, Ashes of Buddha, a First World War Cannon, Jain sculpture can also be found

Martyr's Memorial - is a sculpture, which honours the seven freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives in Quit India Movement in 1942

Sher Shah's mausoleum - is a remarkable monument built of red sandstone

Golghar - a 27 meter high hemispherical shaped granary built in 1786 to store grain against famines

Bokaro - hosts the country's biggest steel mill - Bokaro Steel Plant

Jamshedpur - is the steel city founded by Jamshedji Nasarwanji Tata

Dhanbad - is a mining town with world renowned coal fields

Ranchi - is known for its scenic beauty and big industries

Mahatma Gandhi Setu - is one of the world's longest bridge which spans the Ganges.

Avail our Bihar Tour Packages and experience this unique and wonderful place.

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