Bihar Map


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
  • Golghar
  • Nalanda
  • Vaishali
  • Patna Museum
  • Takhat Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji
  • Mahatma Gandhi Setu
  • Muzaffarpur
  • Madhubani

Bodh Gaya is the place where philosopher Gautam Buddha got enlightened. We all have heard the legendary tale of 'Gautam Buddha', every year, the number of visitors increases more and more due to the magical environment of this place. The best places to visit in Bodh Gaya include Bodhi tree, Mahabodhi temple, Royal Bhutan Monastery, Thai monastery, the great Buddha statue, ...

Like every other place in India, Bihar too has great historical places. Golghar is a huge grain storing area located in Patna, Bihar. It is an ancient building with an ancient architectural design and is round in shape as its name says 'Gol' meaning circle which is wonderful to see. It is said there is no entry fee to visit it and timings are from morning 9.30 to evening 6 o'clock every day. 


The great building of the historical Nalanda university has its own story to tell. Even though a lot of it was destroyed later, it remains one of the greatest places in India. A place where millions of people used to visit from all across the world in earlier times, today becomes a reason to be proud of. It is often called the epitome of learning and knowledge, and now it's a World Heritage Site too. Visit this to acknowledge yourself about India we don't kn...

Vaishali is a small district in Bihar which has its history linked with the legendary tale 'Mahabharata'. King Vishal in that time built a spectacular fort here, of which we can see ruins today. Also, Mahavira the founder of Jainism was born at this beautiful place. Visiting Vaishali will give you a unique experience of charm and a spiritual environment. 


Museums are always a wonderful place to visit as It makes us curious about everything and leaves us in wonder always. Patna museum is one of the best places to visit in Bihar. This museum is famous for Hindu as well as Buddhist artworks of earlier times. From sculptures to paintings to instruments and textiles, you will be amazed to see the works of ancient artists. The collection is huge. Hence, take your time to visit this place to get the experience of bl...

Takhat Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji is a beautiful Gurudwara with lovely people in it who are always ready to welcome you, this place is a must-visit. It is located in the capital of Bihar which is Patna. It was created by Maharaja Ranjit Singh and today it has become a major place of attraction for various tourists as well as devotees. The Gurudwara is dedicated to the tenth Sikh guru - Guru Gobind Singh who was born in Patna, Bihar. 


Mahatma Gandhi Setu is a spectacular bridge in Bihar that fills the gap between Patna and Hajipur which lies over the holy river Ganga. It took almost ten years to build this place and that makes it totally worth it to visit. It is also the second-longest river bridge in the whole country. Surrounded by the gorgeous river and beautiful environment, this place is totally worth visiting. 


Do you love the famous sweet fruit - Lychee? Well, Muzzafarpur has it in abundance. It has beautiful Litchi Gardens to make a foodie's vacation worthwhile. Apart from that, it also has amazing places to visit like Garib Sthan Mandir, Shri Ram temple, Jubba Sahni Park, Simri Mai temple, Kali Mata temple, Khudiram Bose Memorial, Motijheel, The Grand Mall, etc. 


Madhubani in Bihar is the center of the famous artwork known as Madhubani itself. The beautiful Madhubani paintings blow the minds of visitors and leave them in wonder about how the artwork was created. It is being done on walls, doors, often in clothes and whatnot. This is an artistry place to dwell in the world of art. Pay a visit and see it for yourself. 


# Best Places to Visit in Bihar

Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya / Source


Golghar, Bihar/Source


Nalanda University Ruins/Source


Buddha Stupa, Vaishali/Source

Patna Museum

Patna Museum/Source

Takhat Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji

Takhat Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji/Source

Mahatma Gandhi Setu

Mahatma Gandhi Setu/Source


Muzaffarpur Junction/Source


Hanuman Mandir, Madhubani/Source

Visit Other States Nearby Bihar

1. Jharkhand
2. West Bengal
3. Uttar Pradesh
4. Sikkim
5. Meghalaya
6. Chhattisgarh