Welcome to Nalanda

Nalanda is a Buddhist university and a monastery complex that existed in the 5th - 12th centuries in northern India , one of the largest educational centers of its time, in which many prominent Buddhist philosophers from different countries worked and taught and studied, and where numerous pilgrims came. Currently, the ruins of Nalanda are a historical monument in the Indian province of Bihar , 90 km south-east of Patna , the ancient capital of India.

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Information About Nalanda

The most popular Mahavihara of the ancient times, a significant Buddhist seat of academic excellence and a modest pilgrim center, all wrapped in a wisp of spirituality, Nalanda continues to be an equally enriching location in the present. It offers vibrant substance of spirituality, history, culture, architecture, and tourism....

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The Patna airport is the nearest (100km) for access to Nalanda. The city does not have its own railway station, the nearest being at Rajgir (13km). Bus facilities are also available to and from Patna, Gaya, Bihar Sharif and Rajgir.

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