Bihar is the third largest state by population and twelfth largest state in terms of geographical size. The name Bihar is derived from the word “vihara” meaning monastery. Bihar was a great religious centre for Jains, Hindus and most, importantly Buddhists. It was at Bodh Gaya that Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. It is here also that Lord Mahavira, the founder of another great religion, Jainism, was born and attained nirvana. The state of Bihar is bordered by Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, northern part of West Bengal to the east and Jharkhand to the south.
The documented history of tourism in Bihar region dates back to the 4th century BCE. Greek geographer Megasthenes (c. 350–290 BC) visited the region in reign of Chandragupta Maurya. His observations were recorded in Indika. Dionysius was son of Megasthenes, who visited Pataliputra in reign of Ashoka. Hsuan-Tsang and I Ching visited Nalanda to study in the 7th century. educational tourism as Bihar was home of some prominent ancient universities like Nalanda and Vikramashila.
Places To Visit In Bihar –
There Are so many places to visit in bihar, here are some one of them, – Bodhgya, Patna, Pawapuri, Nalanda, Bodhi Tree etc.
Bihar, a destination with a variety of attractions including beaches, hills, wildlife, forests and temples. The state has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its rich history, architecture and culture. However, the best way to ensure a hassle free and great tour is to get it from a tour operator which has a high level of expertise and experience in this sector. We are a leading tour operator company. Visit our website and book customize tour packages as per your demand. We never compromise in our service.
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