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Rajgir

, Bihar

(Rajgir is also spelled as Rajgeer)
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State: Bihar
District: Nalanda
Famous for/as: Heritage
Languages: Bihari, Hindi
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 22 to 37°C, Winter 19 to 32°C
Altitude: 73 m
Pincode: 803116
STD code: 06112
Rajgir is a town that is located in the Nalanda district of the state of Bihar. The town is an ancient place and artifacts dating back to 1000 BC have been found here. The town is located in a valley and it surrounded by rocky hillocks. Many Buddhist influences can be seen in the town and one can see Buddhist monks meditating at a place called Vultures Peak. This serene setting serves to revitalize both the body and soul. Lord Buddha is said to have delivered many sermons at the town of Rajgir. Lord Mahavir is also said to have to spend some amount of time at the town of Rajgir.

You can see many old ruins and temples in the town, and there are plenty of sites that can see visited during the stay in Rajgir. The place is a popular holiday destination due to its serene and laid back nature.

The old town was surrounding by a wall and much of it is in ruins at the moment. However some restoration work has been carried out in the wall. A 6th century fort is located here and this might also be worth exploring. There are numerous caves that are located around the place and these are good places for trekking.
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Bihar's Buddhist Circuit to Get a Big Tourism Boost

   Jan 25, 2012 05:52 PM
Bihar’s Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has many plans to revamp the Buddhist tourism circuit in the state. Read on to know more on what are the Chief Minister’s plans to boost tourism in the state…

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