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Bodh Gaya is a small town located in the Gaya District of the Indian state of Bihar. It is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites as it is the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. This holy city is situated on the banks of......Read more on Bodhgaya

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Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya
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Mahabodhi Temple is one of the highlights of the religious township of Bodh Gaya. The shrine is constructed around the original Bodhi Tree in the 7th century AD. The ancient temple was destroyed during the Muslim invasion in 11th century. The current structure restored in 1880... Read More »
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Bodhi Tree, Bodhgaya
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Bodhi Tree, one of the chief revered locations, is believed to be the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. The tree is believed to be the sapling of original Bodhi tree, which was taken away by King Ashoka's daughter to Sri Lanka. There is a red sandstone slab... Read More »
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Thai Monastery, Bodhgaya
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The monastery with the curved and sloping roof covered with tiles made of gold is the Read More »
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Muchalinda Lake, Bodhgaya
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Muchalinda Lake, one of the chief sightseeing locations in Bodh Gaya, is also associated with mythological tales. The water body is positioned on the right of the main temple and features a sculpture of hood protecting Lord Buddha, who is meditating on a snake coil. As... Read More »
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Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, Bodhgaya
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Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple reflecting Japanese architecture is carved with  Buddhist preachings. Located at a distance of 15 km from the city centre, the temple is beautifully carved out of wood. The temple has a gallery of Japanese paintings that reveal notable... Read More »

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