Tourist Places to See Near Bodh Gaya



Bodh Gaya is the most holy place for the follower of the Buddhist faith all over the world. Situated at the bank of 'River Neranjana' ,this place was earlier known as Uruwela. This place is famous for the lord 'Gautam Buddh', he come here to search the truth of life, his real name is siddharth. The history of Bodh Gaya is documented by many incription and pilgrimage account. Foremost among these are the accounts of the chinese pilgrims. In china, there is a statue of Gautum Budh in the form of sleeping. Bodh Gaya is a place where most of the people come from different parts of the world to see lord Gautum Bodh statue. Following are the tourists place in the Bodh Gaya :-


Mahabodhi Temple :- Mahabodi temple is an architectural delight and is also home to the Bodhi Tree under which Buddha mediates for a year and attain enlightenment. It is marked at important site from the king ashoka the Buddha, is said to have attain enlightenment. It is situated about from Patna, Bihar.




Bodhi Tree :- Bodhi tree is famous as it is the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained enlightenment(Bodhimandala) under what become to know as the Bodhi Tree. The discipline of Gautum Bodh began to visit the place during the full moon in the month of(April-May), as per the hindu calendar. Due to the day of enlightenment of as Buddha purnima and the tree is known as the Bodhi Tree.


Thai Monastery :- The Thai Monestry is built typical as per the Thai architecture, houses as a buddhist temple, which further contain images of the Lord Buddha in different form.





Great Buddha Statue :- The Great Buddha statue is one of the many stops in the buddhist pilgrimage and tourist routes in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. The statue is 25m(82ft) in meditation pose seated on a lotus in open air. It took 7 years to complete with the help of 12000 mansons.



Royal Bhutan Monastery :-Royal Bhutan Monestry is one of the various monasteries in the buddhist town of the bodh gaya. The monestry featuring depiction of life of Lord Buddha attract millions of buddhism flower across the world. It has been constructed by the king of Bhutan as a tribute to Lord Buddha.




There are several place to visit in Bodh Gaya like - Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, Burmese Vihara Monestry, Root Institute, Chinese Temple, Cankamana, Dungeswari hiils, Sujatha Temple, Bogh Gaya Multimedia Museum, Animesh Lochana Chaitya Shrine, Archaeological Society of India Museum, Muchalinda Lake, Sujata Kuti, Vitenamese Temple, Gaya Ji Purohit and Ajapala Nigrodha Tree.


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