Mahabodhi Temple

Bodhgaya, BR - 824231
Type: Landmark
0631 220 0735
  • Puneet Pathak
    Puneet Pathak
  • Ravinder Singh
    Ravinder Singh
  • Sharon Vaturi
    Sharon Vaturi
  • Prakash Sah
    Prakash Sah
  • Dawa Lama
    Dawa Lama

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The Mahabodhi Vihar, also called the Mahabodhi Temple is located in Bodh Gaya, at a distance of about 96 km from Patna in Bihar. The place is said to mark the location where the Buddha attained enlightenment. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known for the depictions of Avalokiteswara, Vajrapani, Marichi, Tara, etc. It is said that Emperor Ashoka had the temple constructed at the location of the Bodhi Tree in 260 BCE.  The present structure is an incredible specimen of Indian brick work and is known for its beautiful architecture, being one of Eastern India‚Äôs oldest brick structures.

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