Known as India’s “Silk City”, Bhagalpur is one of the oldest cities in Bihar and famous for hosting the South Asian doctor Kadambini. Its name is derived from “Bhagduttpuram”, which means “city of happiness”. Bhagalpur is one of the top Buddhist destinations in India and is home to a wide variety of religious and historical tourist attractions.
The world famous Vikramshila Monastery University founded by Pala ruler Dhrampala is the “pride of Bihar”. If you are a history buff then you should be in search of more knowledge of the Buddhist history of India, Vikramshila (38 km away) Bhagalpur) welcomes you. Fa Hein and Hieun Tsang mentioned this place in their writings. The excavated remains of the glorious past can hardly be found anywhere else in the world. They still attract scholars and apprentices, as it used to be. Vikramshila Mahotsav, a festival that takes place every February. You can go into the wooded area and take a boat ride along the river bank.
Sultanganj is located 28 km west of Bhagalpur on the banks of the Ganges. During the main month of July-August it is visited by pilgrims to collect the holy water from the north-flowing Ganges. With bare feet on the way from Sultanganj to Deoghar they come to the Lord Baidyanath Temple in Deoghar and offer this holy water to the deity. It is famous for food cravings and the Baba Ajgaibinath Temple. In 1861 a stupa with a huge bronze statue of the Buddha was excavated in Abhaymudra. It is currently kept in the Museum of the City of Birmingham, England.
The walls depict the ruins of its glorious past, which was under the auspices of the Gupta Empire from the 5th to 6th centuries. And the desire for rocks in Colganj Temple. These art prints are an impressive collection of Hindus, Buddhists and Jaindeities and have been excavated at Sultanganj and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur. According to legend, they belong to the time of the great emperor Asoka. It attracts archaeological monument experts from India and abroad to study the art of craving for rocks from ancient India.
‘Kuppa’ means a tunnel or cave and ‘Ghat’ means in There is a cave in Kuppaghat where Maharishi Mehi practiced Inner Sound Yoga for several months. Now it is an ashram with a beautiful garden, orchids and decorated with sculptures, paintings and quotes of mythological significance. The ashram hides an ancient passage that leads to various destinations. It can only be visited with an assistant. On special occasions like Guru Purnima, it attracts thousands of followers who rejoice in a solemn atmosphere. It’s an ideal place to spend the night.
This 800 foot high granite mound, 45 km south of Bhagalpur, was mentioned in Hindu mythology. It is believed that Mount Mandar was used by the gods during the riot. From the oceans with the snake as a rope to get ‘amrit’ (nectar). Lord Vishnu killed a demon here and his footprints were seen in different places. Brahmin images and inscriptions. It is the same place where the twelfth Jain Tirthankar attained nirvana. Mandar Hill Station is 3 miles from Mandar Hill .Anything that gives you the pleasure of sightseeing, worshiping, and wandering.