Nalanda Excavated Site, Nalanda

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Excavated Site
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The 'excavated remains of Nalanda Mahavihara' are located around 88 km away from Patna, the state capital of Bihar. It presents key archaeological evidence of a truly international centre for organised learning. Book tickets now to explore the site that includes stupas, shrines, viharas, and important art works in stucco, stone and metal. The historical development of the site testifies to the development of Buddhism into a religion and the flourishing of monastic and educational traditions.

Things to see

  • The Nalanda Archaeological Museum
  • Xuan Zang Memorial Hall. 
  • Cafeteria Nalanda makes a pleasant spot for lunch.
  • Nandyavarta Mahal.

How to get there?

  • Nearest airport: Jay Prakash Narayan Airport
  • Nearest railway station: Rajgir railway station
  • Road: Nalanda is connected by good road with Rajgir: 12 km, Bodh Gaya: 110 km, Gaya: 95 km, Patna: 90 km, Pawapuri: 26 km, Bihar Sharif: 13 km, etc.


Excavated Site

Nalanda Excavated Site, Nalanda, Nalanda University Site Road, Bargaon, Nalanda, Nalanda, Bihar, 803111


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