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Buxar, a city of Bihar, is one of the most important areas of Buxar district. The name Buxar is said to be derived from VyaghraSar, which has its roots in mythology. According to popular folklore, sage Rishi Durvasha cursed Rishi Vedshira to a......Read more on Buxar


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  • Type: Place of Worship
Brahmeshwar Nath Temple, Buxar
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Brahmeshwar Nath Temple is another revered place in the region, which is also referred to as Baba Brahmeshwar Nath Dham. Positioned on Buxar-Patna Road, the shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is a special significance of paying homage during the month of... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
Katkauli Ka Maidan, Buxar
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Katkauli Ka Maidan is a major sightseeing attraction in the township of Buxar, which witnessed Battle of Buxar in 1764. The battle broke on 22 October 1764 and the site is considered as a signpost in the history of colonial rule in India. It was the battle between... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
Sita Ram Upadhyaya Museum, Buxar
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Sita Ram Upadhyaya Museum is one of the largest repositories in Buxar that features various artefacts and articles. The gallery was established in 1979 for preserving rare stone sculptures and coins. The museum is named after a local resident, Late Sita Ram Upadhyaya, who... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
Chausa Hoard, Buxar
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Chausa Hoard in Buxar is the site where first known bronze hoard was discovered in the Gangetic valley. The hoard was a set of 18 Jain bronzes that housed articles dating back to Shunga and the Gupta period (2nd Century BC to 6th Century BC). Highlight of the Hoard is... Read More »
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Buxar Fort, Buxar
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Buxar Fort is one of the ancient testaments, situated along river Ganga in the town of Buxar. The historic fort was erected by King Rudra Deo in 1054 AD. Along with the historic fort, some of the attractions nearby the fort are Gauri Shankar Temple, Nath Baba Temple... Read More »
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