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Bhagalpur in Bihar | Information about Bhagalpur |


Bhagalpur is a city on the southern banks of the river Ganga in the Indian province of Bihar. It is the base headquarter of Bhagalpur district and Bhagalpur division.

Bhagalpur city is also known as the "Silk City", it is a significant instructive, business, and political focus, and recorded for advancement under the Smart City program, a joint endeavor among Government and industry.

Greater adjutant (Garuda) in Bhagalpur

Greater adjutant (Leptoptilos dubius), a member of the stork family, related with the legendary bird Garuda, has a Rescue and Rehabilitation area situated in Bhagalpur.

Places to Visit in Bhagalpur

Budhanath Temple

Spread more than three acres of land Budhanath Mandir (Budhanath Temple) is situated on the banks of the Uttarvahini Ganga river. Being perhaps the oldest temples in the area, it observes convergence of pilgrims consistently.

Shri Champapur Digamber Jain Temple

Also known as Jain Temple. This temple is a holy place for Jain community. The engineering of the main entry of the temple is motivated by the Hawa Mahal of Jaipur. Inside the temple, there are numerous enormous mirror-lined glass boards outlining legendary stories. It is 4 KM from Bhagalpur railway station.

Vikramshila Setu

Vikramshila Setu is fifth longest bridge over water in India. The 4.7 km long two path connect fills in as a connection between NH 33 and NH 31 running on the contrary sides of the Ganges.

Kuppa Ghat

Located on the bank of the River Ganga, Kuppa Ghat is generally popular for the ashram of Maharshi Mehi Paramhans, one of the main types of sant math.

Bhagalpur Museum

The Bhagalpur Museum is situated close to the District Court. It houses sculptures of divinities, works of art, coins, compositions and figures.

Prominent educational institutions in Bhagalpur City

  • Bhagalpur College of Engineering
  • Bihar Agricultural University
  • Delhi Public School, Bhagalpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bhagalpur
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital

How to reach Bhagalpur?

By Road-

Bhagalpur is very much associated with significant urban cities, for example, Patna, Kolkata, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Munger, Gaya and so forth by numerous National and State Highways.

By Rail-

Bhagalpur can be reached easily through train to the Bhagalpur Junction Railway Station (BGP).

The Bhagalpur Junction railway station, is associated with the major part of the significant urban communities in India by the rail route channel.

By Air -

Nearest airport to Bhagalpur is Biratnagar airport (Nepal.) Although, there are 2 more airport options available for Bhagalpur which are Darbhanga (200 KM) and Patna (240 KM).

There are such countless good hotels and restaurants to stay and enjoy the food in Bhagalpur.

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