Bodh Gaya Tourism
The district of Gaya in Bihar is famous for being a place for observing penance & realizing salvation. But, the town of Bodh Gaya gives this region a more enlightened meaning because this is the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. The humble town of Bodh Gaya came to eminence from the ancient times and has been a place of veneration and tranquility since. This is one of the major tourism attractions not only in Bihar or India but in the world too. This is one of the scared cornerstone in the Buddhist pilgrimage circuit but people of every religion visit this historic religious site.
The main attraction of Bodh Gaya is the magnificent Mahabodhi Temple. The temple of immaculate fine artistry was erected on the hallowed ground where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. The Bodhi Tree is present in this temple complex. In 2002, this was designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Other great sightseeing spots in Bodh Gaya are the Great Buddha Stature, the Durgeshwari Caves, the Sujata Stupa, the Tergar Monastary, the Bhutanese Monsatary, the Thai Temple, the Archeological Museum, the Meditation Park and the Indisan Nipponji Temple. Travelling to Bodh Gaya and staying here is a once in a lifetime divine & historic experience.