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The town of Rajgir is situated about 15 km from Nalanda in the state of Bihar. The town gained prominence as a tourist spot owing to the number of temples and monasteries it houses. Geographically, Rajgir is located within a valley and is......Read more on Rajgir

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Jivaka's Mango Garden, Rajgir
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  • Type: Garden
Jivaka Ambavana or Jivakarama Vihara is a part of the Jivakameavan Gardens of Rajgir City. Jivaka used to be a royal physician of the Magadh's rulers namely Bimbisara and Ajatshatru. The tales of his surgical tales have also been mentioned in several Buddhist texts. Jivaka was also a... Read More »
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Ashoka Stupa Peak, Rajgir
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  • Type: Mountain
Ashoka Stupa Peak is located in Rajgir. It is one of the most favoured tourist attractions of the place. Though the name of the monument is Ashoka Stupa Peak, it is essentially a stupa made of bricks. Presently the Ashoka Stupa Peak consists of the remains of a brick stupa atop a hill. According... Read More »
Swarna Bhandar, Rajgir
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Swarna Bhandar is an ancient cave site located in the town of Rajgir in Nalanda District. Literally meaning the 'store of gold', this site is also known as Bimbisara Bhandar or Sonbhandar Caves. Dating back to 500 BC, these rock-cut caves have a lot of historical significance as well as aesthetic... Read More »
Ancient 40 km wall, Rajgir
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
This is better known as the Cyclopean wall. This 40 km long wall once encircled Rajgir. Built of massive undressed stone carefully fitted together, the wall is one of the few important Pre-Maurayan stone structures ever to have been found. Traces of wall still subsist, particularly at the... Read More »
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Monastery Venuvana Vihara, Rajgir
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When King Bimbisara heard that the Buddha had come to Rajgir with a retinue of one thousand Arahants, he went to the Sapling Grove to meet the Buddha and was converted by the Buddha, attaining the First Stage of Sainthood. Thereafter, he invited the Buddha to his palace for the following... Read More »
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