7 Places to Visit In Rajgir Bihar

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Rajgir located in the state of Bihar about 60 km far from the capital Patna. Rajgir which is famous for rock-caves, forts, Buddh Statue, Hindu Temples and Muslim tombs. The name come from Rajagaha (Raja Ka Ghar) Kings house, It was the first Capital of Magadh until in 5th century it was moved to Patliputra. Lord budhha spent many year doing meditation, there are many Hindu and Jain temples which attract tourism this place is not only for worship there are many warm water ponds which is said to have some medical properties that can cure skin diseases. Also there is rope way that can take you uphill to Shanti stupa which was made by Japanese.

Rajgir best time to visit is between October to March when the weather is pleasant as it is surrounded by seven hills.The summer can be warm and winter very cold,In this season there is also many festivals going along with Rajgir mahotsav .What to visit ;

  • Ajatshatru fort
  • Shanti stupa
  • Jain temple
  • Hot springs
  • Swarn bhandar
  • Pandu pokhar
  • Venu vana

What to expect :

Being Bihar’s highest revenue earning tourist destination you can watch Rajgir Mahotsav is held every year from October 24 to 26.Dance, Folk Dance, Music art performances are done during the festival.The Malamasa Mela is celebrated in Rajgir every three year according to the Indian calendar, every 3rd year which is called Malamasa. Another festival which is celebrated in Rajgir is the Makar Sankranti Mela, which is held on the month of Paus, in January it is holly place with Tall structure& very well maintained and very ancient temples On the way you can find place where mountain that was single handedly curved out by Dashrath Majhi whose biopic movie was made by Nawajuddin Siddiqui.

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