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Why travel Rajgir?

Rajgir just 15 kms from Nalanda is located the complex of temples and monasteries. Rajgir means the Abode of Gods or Home of Royalty or Royal Mountain etc. Being located in a valley, Rajgir is a very scenic place. The small hill grit town is covered with lush green forest which add to the beauty of the place. This place has been associated with Lord Buddha and Buddhism. Buddha not only spent many years in Rajgir but also delivered sermons here and proselytized emperor Bimbisar at the Gridhakuta hill.

Today Rajgir has come up as one of the most important pilgrimage for the Buddhist. Rajgir also has some very beautiful Hindu and Jain temples which attracts Hindus and Jains also to the place. Not only as a place for worship, Rajgir has come up as health and winter resort with its warm water ponds. The added attraction of Rajgir is the Ropeway which takes you uphill to the Shanti Stupa and Monasteries built by the Japanese Devotees on top of the Ratnagiri hills.

"Capital of Magadh"

A City in Bihar, India

Interest Measure for Rajgir

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

Best Interests at Rajgir

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Family

How is the weather at Rajgir

Topography

Height(Altitude) of Rajgir from sea level:  504 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  25.0112853°N, 85.4153145°E
Ecosystem:  Valley , Plain  

Food, Culture and Language at Rajgir

Food Type Available:  Indian 
Regional Language:  Bhojpuri
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Travel tips

  • NoteThis area is also notable in Jainism and Buddhism as one of the favorite places for Lord Mahavira and Gautama Buddha and the well known "Atanatiya" conference was held at Vulture's Peak mountain.

Top Places to stay and Hotels in Rajgir

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Top places to eat and Restaurants in Rajgir

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Tourist places, attractions and all about travel and tourism at Rajgir

Rajgir is a City located in Bihar, East India. Rajgir is also known as 
Planning to travel to Rajgir? Know the weather conditions and the best time to visit Rajgir is 
January, 
February, 
March, 
October, 
November, 
December. 
The ecosystem and topography of Rajgir is ideal for travel. On your visit to Rajgir you should ideally stay here for 1 - 3 days. Traveller who are interested in activities for 
Culture, 
Spiritual. 

The most used regional language in Rajgir is Bhojpuri. To take care of your travel expenses and cost, the currency you will need is Rupee(INR)

The love for food is the soul of travelling, the different food types available in Rajgir are 

Indian 

You have every reason to travel to Rajgir, Rajgir just 15 kms from Nalanda is located the complex of temples and monasteries. Rajgir means the Abode of Gods or Home of Royalty or Royal Mountain etc. Being located in a valley, Rajgir is a very scenic place. The small hill grit town is covered with lush green forest which add to the beauty of the place. This place has been associated with Lord Buddha and Buddhism. Buddha not only spent many years in Rajgir but also delivered sermons here and proselytized emperor Bimbisar at the Gridhakuta hill.

Today Rajgir has come up as one of the most important pilgrimage for the Buddhist. Rajgir also has some very beautiful Hindu and Jain temples which attracts Hindus and Jains also to the place. Not only as a place for worship, Rajgir has come up as health and winter resort with its warm water ponds. The added attraction of Rajgir is the Ropeway which takes you uphill to the Shanti Stupa and Monasteries built by the Japanese Devotees on top of the Ratnagiri hills.

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016