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Some of the most visited buddhist destinations in India.
Varanasi is pilgrimage capital cities of India dating back to 11th century B.C. Varanasi is situated on banks of river Gange, a river in which pilgrims take bathe tin order to attained Moksh. There are huge numbers of temples including Kashi Vishwanath, known as the Golden Temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.
Lumbini: Morning excursion to Lumbini, the place where Buddha was born. An ancient shrine with an image representing the nativity of Buddha is still preserved. Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal. Lumbini is the birth place of Buddha.
Shravast is an ancient city and one of the six largest cities in India during Gautama Buddha's lifetime. Shravasti is highly related to the life of Gautama Buddha as Buddha spent 24 Chaturmases here. Sravasti is famed for ancient stupas, magnificent viharas and various temples. Sravasti is located on the banks of Rapti River in Uttar Pradesh.
Bodh Gaya: One of most holy Buddhist sites and is the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment under a tree, known as Bodhi Tree. The Mahabodhi Vihar is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya is UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sarnath is a city in Varanasi district is renowned for the deer park, where Gautama Buddha deliver first sermon. Viisit Dhamekh and Dharmarajika stupas.
Rajgir: A city and a notified area in Nalanda district in Bihar. Buddha spent many years here. Visit Gridhrakula, Sapataparni cave, Ajatsatru fort and Venuvana. Nalanda is admired Mahavihara and Buddhist monastery in Bihar. It is UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nalanda was world's oldest university founded in the 5th century. Nalanda is prominent tourist destination and Buddhist circuit.
Vaishali: An archeological site in Bihar. Excursion to Vaishali, a place where Lord Buddha preached last sermon. Visit stupas holding ruins containing ashes of Buddha and Ashoka pillar made by King Ashoka.
Kushinagar is a Buddhist holy city where Gautama Buddha attained Parinirvana after his death. This city is also known as Kusinagar or Kusinara. Visit Ramabha stupa which stands on the spot where the body of the Lord was cremated. Also visit Natha Kumarka Kot enshrining the large recumbent figure of Buddha in the state of Nirvana.
If you are looking for Buddhist tour package to explore great Buddhism in India, contact to Buddhist Tour, a tour planner in India.