Top 5 Most Famous Places to Visit Near Patna City

Pataliputra or Ancient Patna is one of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, situated on the bank of the holy river Ganges. Top 5 Most Famous Places to Visit Near Patna City.

1. Bodh Gaya

The most famous religious place of pilgrimage to the Mahabodhi Temple Complex and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous as the place where Gautama Buddha obtained Enlightenment.

2. Vaishali

Vaishali, The ancient city in Bihar now an archeological site is famous for its Vishva Shanti Stupa,Pillars of Ashoka,Kutagarasala Vihara monastery, birth place of Lord Mahavira and Gautama Buddha delivered his last sermon.

3. Nalanda

Nalanda is the most popular tourist destination in Bihar attracting a large number of Indian and overseas visitors every year.

4. Rajgir

The first capital of the kingdom of Magadha and a notable city in Buddhism and Jainism, also one of the favorite places for Mahavira and Gautama Buddha.

5. Pawapuri

A holy site for Jains located 38 kilometers from Rajgir, was part of Magadha Kingdom. Pawapuri is the place of Lord Mahavira and the most famous marble Jalmandir built in the middle of the tank.