Bodh Gaya Tourism

Bodh Gaya Tourism

Bodhgaya or Bodh Gaya is a city under Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar and famous as Buddhist Circuit or Buddhist pilgrimage. A general human being name Siddhartha found Enlightenment (nirvana) under the Bodhi tree. He did meditating for 49 days to get Enlightenment (nirvana). And he became Lord Buddha, the Enlightened One.

Besides the all high significant Buddhist Circuit, Bodh Gaya is a place that holds special meaning in the life of Lord Buddha. The power and strength to transform the lives of people is called Buddhism.

Way to Reach Bodh Gaya

By Road:

Bodh Gaya is 13 km away from Gaya City or Town and Gaya Railway Station. Only 100 km south from the Bihar state of capital Patna.

There are six best ways to reach Bodh Gaya by Bus, Car or Taxi

  1. Bus from Patna to Gaya 2. Varanasi to Sasaram to Bodh Gaya 3. Dhanbad to Jhumri Telaiya to Gaya  4. Jamui to Nawada to Gaya  5. Bihar Sharif to Rajgir to Hisua to Gaya  6 Kiul – Lakhisarai to Sheikhpura to Bihar Sharif to Rajgir to Hisua to Gaya

By Rail: There are four ways to reach Bodh Gaya by Indian Railways.

  1. Reach Bodh Gaya via Patna 2. Bodh Gaya via Varanasi 3. Bodh Gaya via Kiul – Lakhisarai  4. Bodh Gaya via Dhanbad

By Air: Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport.

Gaya Airport, around 7 km from Bodh Gaya and connected to various Indian cities like Patna, Ranchi, Delhi, Kolkata and Varanasi and  international countries like Sri Lanka, Japan and Thailand.

Shopping In Bodh Gaya

Tourist will enjoy spending time for Tibetan Refugee Market, best for woolen clothes, handcraft and Madhubani / Mithila Painting. You can buy books and idols of Lord Buddha