Popular Nearby Places
Bodhgaya is the epicenter of Buddhism. Here only, Buddha achieved enlightenment over ignorance and became awakened. This important occurrence in Buddha’s life made this location earn worldwide fame and recognition. Visitors from different countries all over the world make it a life’s mission to visit this destination once in a lifetime. As a result lakhs of pilgrims arrive here as a part of Buddhist pilgrimage. Here, they visit many sites directly associated with Buddha like Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Animeshlochana Chaitya, Ratnaghar Chaitya, Muchalinda lake etc to experience closeness with the lord. They even pay respects to the nearby temples and monasteries in a bid to know more about other native Buddhist cultures and traditions.
Some pilgrims even take the privilege of exploring nearby Buddhist heritage sites to understand the association of Buddha and Buddhism in spirituality, religion and education.