Bihar, derived from the word "Vihara" a Buddhist monastery that was the major learning center of Buddhism, is a state lying in Eastern India. Divided naturally by the holy River Ganga, Bihar shares its border with Nepal in the north, West Bengal in the south-east, Uttar Pradesh in the west, and Jharkhand in the south. Bihar is the place of origin of Buddhism and Jainism hence home to many religious places, Historical Monuments, and Buddhist monasteries like Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya Mahabodhi Temple, where Buddha meditated. Barabar Caves, Srikrishna Science Centre, Muchalinda Lake, and the Great Buddha Statue are the famous attractions among tourists here.
9 Best Places to Visit in Bihar:
- Bodh Gaya
- Patna Museum
- Takhat Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji
- Mahatma Gandhi Setu