Bodhgaya is one of the four holiest cities of Buddhist faith. The Mahabodhi temple is the main attraction of this town and is located near the spot where Lord Buddha attained spiritual enlightenment. Bodhgaya is not only an important Buddhist pilgrim center, but it is also an important center for the study of Buddhism.
Location: Bodhgaya is located in the central part of the state of Bihar.
Tourist Spots: Mahabodhi Temple, Animesh Locan Chaiyata, Mohanta's Monastery, Thai Temple, The Burmese Temple, Bodhi Tree.
Best Time to Visit: October to February.
How to Reach:
By Air: The nearest airport to Bodhgaya is at Patna, 112 kms away, it is connected by all the major cities of India.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Gaya (16 km.). This station is on the route of the Patna, Kolkata.
By Road: Bodhgaya is connected by road to Gaya. 16 km to the Delhi-Calcutta Highway junction (on Grand Trunk Road) Dobhi-22 km and Patna 105 km.