Indian Cities: Nalanda - Bihar

About :  Nalanda - World Heritage Site

NalandaAmong the India's famous education centers Nalada University was holding a very specific and important place. 5th Century established Nalanda University was the first residential university of the world. Nalanda is all important place for the propagation of Buddhism beside that Mahavira Vardhamana [Jain] has also spent many years of his life in the city. Nalanda city have many monuments in the form of stupas, chaityas, temples and monastery sites related to Buddha and Buddhism.

How to reach Nalanda by Train

Nearest rail station is just 12 odd km away at Rajgir but most of tourist prefer Gaya for more comfortable travel links.

How to reach Nalanda by Road

Regular bus service is operational from Gaya, Patana and other major cities of the state.

How to reach Nalanda by Air

Nearest airport with domestic flights is at Patana just 90 km from this world heritage site.

Significant Tourist Attractions (spots) of Nalanda

Nalanda University Ruins Archaeological Complex
Nalanda Archaeological Museum
Nava Nalanda Mahavihara
Hieun Tsang Memorial Hall



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