7 Places to Visit Near Rajgir

1. Nalanda

Known for its ancient Nalanda University, a renowned center for Buddhist learning in the ancient world. The ruins of the university are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2. Pawapuri

A holy site for Jains, it is believed to be the place where Lord Mahavira, the founder of Jainism, attained nirvana.

3. Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary

A sanctuary known for its natural beauty and diverse flora and fauna, offering opportunities for wildlife viewing and birdwatching.

4. Vishwa Shanti Stupa

A large white stupa located on a hilltop, offering panoramic views of the surrounding area.

5. Venuvana Vihara

A monastery where Lord Buddha is said to have spent several rainy seasons, known for its peaceful ambiance and beautiful gardens.

6. Ghora Katora Lake

. The name "Ghora Katora Lake" translates to "Horse Bowl," and the lake is named so because of its shape, which resembles a horse's hoofprint.

7. Barabar Caves

Ancient rock-cut caves dating back to the Maurya period, known for their architectural significance and historical importance.