Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavations, Odisha

Ratnagiri literally means and translates into mount of pearls. Years back, it used to be a very famous Buddhist monastery that is why it came to be called so. This fabulous historical place is located in Jajpur district and 100 kilometers away from the city of Bhubaneswar in the state of Odisha. This place basically remains of primordial Buddhists which are located on the mount in the center of 2 rivers Birupa and Brahmin.

You might seek to see the remains of super Buddhist institution. You may wonder to see the remains of a magnificent Buddhist establishment consisting of a monastic complex, stupa, votive stupas, shrines, architectural wreckage, myriad of sculptures, and other antiquities excavated here that have come to light now. Some have compared this site to the well-acknowledged Buddhist site of Nalanda in Bihar. The Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavations is another one of the best historical places in India which are great for tourist attraction. Also, you can explore the rich history of Buddha. The unique design of the Buddhist Excavations is magnificent that no one can resist visiting this place. This place is a huge favorite and a must visit one for tourist or for pilgrims.

In this historical place, plenty of antiques were founded. The mining was done for about 3 long years i.e. from 1958 to 1961. It unleashed the Myth of Buddhism. You can see the unearthly remains from dawn to dusk. A plethora of sculptures, slabs, seals, terracotta is all Buddhist establishments.

The exact location of Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavations is 33 Kilometer from Jajpur city of Odisha. There are almost 3400 antiques and only 250 are in the museum to display.

Timings

Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavations open at 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM (Friday Closed)

Entrance Tickets

5 INR per Indians and 100 per Foreigners

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