Tourist Places in Gaya

Places to Visit in Gaya

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Gaya Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 743 Ratings

Gaya is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Gaya is, however, mostly preferred. The best season or months to visit places in Gaya are February, October, November, December. There are 35 tourist places in Gaya, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Gaya can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Gaya for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Gaya Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Gaya, browse through photos & pictures, explore Gaya using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Gaya, which are great places to visit, are Jama Masjid, Bodhi Tree, Barabar Hills, Gaya Pind Daan, Shrine of Hazrat Makhdoom Syed Shah Durwesh Ashraf. Gaya can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Gaya Tourist Places



Great Buddha Statue, Gaya
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Great Buddha Statue, standing erect at an elevation of 80 ft, is among the several religious and spiritual monuments, which is associated with the life of Lord Buddha. This statue was installed by the XIV Dalai Lama in1989 and is among the tallest Buddha statues in the... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Chinese Temple, Gaya
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Chinese Temple, located in the vicinity of the Bodhi temple, is a beautiful Buddha temple erected by Chinese Buddhist monks. Decorated with Chinese designs, the exteriors of this temple reflect the Chinese architecture. The Buddha statue instated at this temple dates back to... Read More »
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Vishnupad Temple, Gaya
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5.8 / 7 1
14 Ratings & 11 Reviews
Vishnupad Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is one of the major highlights of the destination. Built in Shikhara style, the temple was reconstructed by Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore in 1787. According to beliefs and religious texts, it is believed that the footprints present... Read More »
"Great place"Oct 16, 2017 "Sacred place of hindu god"Dec 16, 2016
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  • Type: Mosque
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Jama Masjid, Gaya
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6.4 / 7 1
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Jama Masjid, located in the heart of Gaya, is the largest mosque in state of Bihar. Dating back around 200 years, this mosque is famous for Shabina and Tabligh. Shabina is the special worship, which is done on 27th night of Ramadan. Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Surya Kund, Gaya
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Surya Kund, located on the west side of the Vishnupad temple, is  one of the most prominent tourist attractions of Gaya. It is a pond and according to a popular belief, it is said that a holy dip in this pond sets a person free from all the sins committed. The... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
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Bodhi Tree, Gaya
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6.0 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 7 Reviews
Bodhi Tree, believed to be the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, is one of the chief revered locations in Bodh Gaya. Located south of the Mahabodhi Temple, the existing tree is of fifth generation of original Bodhi Tree. Around 80 ft in height, the tree is... Read More »
"Feel inner peace and blessed"Oct 2, 2017 "Great tree"May 22, 2017
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Mangla Gauri Temple, Gaya
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5.9 / 7 1
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  • Type: River
Phalgu River Ghats, Gaya
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Ranked 8 of 35
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  • Type: Monastery
Tibetan Monastery, Gaya
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 35
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Tibetan Monastery, regularly visited by Dalai Lama, is the oldest, largest and the most revered monastery. The maintenance and facilities offered at this monastery, all are taken care of by Dalai Lama. This monastery also houses a colourful Tibetan temple along with special... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
The Dakshinaarka temple, Gaya
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  • Type: Temple
Maa kamakhya temple, Gaya
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  • Type: Mall
sankracharya Math, Gaya
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Shrine of Hazrat Makhdoom Syed Shah Durwesh Ashraf, Gaya
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 35
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Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Shrine of Hazrat Makhdoom Syed Shah Durwesh Ashraf is located at a distance of 10 km from the main city. Popularly known as Bitho Sharif, this shrine is based on Gaya-Patna route. Hazrat Makhdoom Syed Shah Durwesh Ashraf, the great Sufi saint of Chishtia-Ashrafi order... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Gaya Pind Daan, Gaya
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6.1 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Gaya Pind Daan is a ritual performed by Hindus to free the spirits of their deceased ones, thus liberating them from the bondage of the materialistic world.Hindus across the country throng to Gaya to perform Pind Daan during Pitra Paksha, the day dedicated to ancestors, which... Read More »
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  • Type: Hill
Barabar Hills, Gaya
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 35
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7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
  • Type: Temple
Dukh Harani Temple, Gaya
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 35
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Royal Bhutan Monastery, Gaya
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 35
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5.5 / 7 1
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Royal Bhutan Monastery, depicting the life of Lord Buddha, is one of the monasteries located in the Buddhist town of Bodh Gaya. Constructed by the King of Bhutan, this monastery allures millions of Buddhism followers from all across the globe. This monastery was built as a... Read More »
Thai Monastery, Gaya
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Thai Monastery, known for unique appearance and beautiful surroundings, is one of the most visited monasteries in Bodh Gaya. The temple is adorned with curved and sloping roofs, which has been covered entirely with golden tiles. In addition, the monastery also houses a... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, Gaya
Rank 21
Ranked 21 of 35
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Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, located at a distance of 15 km from the heart of the city, is one of the most famous temples of Bodh Gaya. Carved with Buddhist preaching, the temple reflects Japanese architecture and is beautifully carved out of wood. Constructed in 1972,... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Akshayabat, Gaya
Rank 22
Ranked 22 of 35
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Akshayabat, located at a distance of 12 km from Gaya, is situated in Bodh Gaya. It is a tree under which Gautam Siddhartha meditated in search of eternal truth. This tree is situated inside the temple complex. Read More »

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