About Bodh Gaya
Bodh Gaya is a town in the upper east Indian province of Bihar. Considered quite possibly the main Buddhist journey destinations.
Bodh Gaya contains one of the holiest of Buddhist locales: the area where, under the sacrosanct pipal, or Bo tree, Gautama Buddha (Prince Siddhartha) accomplished enlightenment and turned into the Buddha.
Mahabodhi Temple, probably the holiest site of Buddhism, denoting the spot of the Buddha's Enlightenment (Bodhi). It is situated in Bodh Gaya on the banks of the Niranjana River.
Places to visit in Bodh Gaya
- Mahabodhi Temple
- Bodhi Tree
- Buddha Statue
- Dungeshwari Caves
- Vishnupad Mandir
How to reach Bodh Gaya?
- By Air - Gaya is the closest air terminal, around 17 km from Bodh Gaya. The other air terminal is at state capital Patna (135 km away) and has better availability.
- By Road - A primary road interfaces the town of Bodh Gaya to the city of Gaya. You can hire taxis or take a public transport like bus.
- By rail - The closest railway station is Gaya Junction, which is 13 km away from Bodh Gaya.