Welcome to Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya is a Buddhist magnet. Hundreds of thousands of people come here: pilgrims, tourists, monks in clothes of various colors and even royal persons. On the one hand, it is a dirty noisy village in the most disadvantaged state of India - Bihar.

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Information About Bodhgaya

Bodh Gaya is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in Gaya District of Bihar. Famous for the Mahabodhi Temple, It was here under the Bodhi tree that Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment.It is now one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and a lot of foreign countries, including Japan and China, have helped the Indian government in building facilities for the Buddhist pilgrims. The place is bustling with pilgrims all through the year from India and abroad who come to pay their homage in monasteries, temples and remnants of Bodhi Tree.Located near the river Neranjana, Bodh Gaya was earl...

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The nearest airport is at Gaya (17 km) with regular flights to and from multiple cities. Gaya also has the nearest railway station which is accessible by bus or taxis. Regular bus service is also available from Varanasi, Nalanda, Rajgir and Kathmandu.

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