Bodh Gaya is considered the most revered of all pilgrimage sites for Buddhists. Located in Bihar, Bodh Gaya Bodhgaya was the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and under a Bodhi tree here, Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment.
Bodhgaya is thronged by tourists from around the world throughout the year. Here are the top tourist places in Bodh Gaya, that you can visit during our visit to this holy land.
One of India's prime spiritual places, this is considered the site of Buddha’s spiritual enlightenment. An UNESCO World Heritage Site, this temple was built by Ashoka in the third century and restored by the British in the year 1880.
The Mahabodhi Temple is located 3.8 km away from Marasa Sarovar Bodhgaya, our hotel in Bodhgaya.
Great Buddha Statue
The great Buddha Statue is one of the tallest statues in India. Installed in 1989 by the XIV Dalai Lama, this statue carved out of red sandstone and red granite, depicts a meditating Buddha resting on a giant lotus.
The Great Buddha Statue is located 5.8 km away from Marasa Sarovar Bodhgaya, our hotel in Bodhgaya.
The Bodhi Tree, one of the most sacred Buddhist places in Bodh Gaya, is an ancient tree, beneath which, Gautama Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. Located in the Mahabodhi Temple, this fig tree is called the Sri Maha Bodhi, and is identified by its fig shaped leaves.
This important pilgrimage site is located 3.8 km away from Marasa Sarovar Bodhgaya, our hotel in Bodhgaya.
The Thai Temple in Bodh Gaya features a typical Thai style of architecture, which includes carved roofs covered in exquisite rest tiling designs. The monastery, an important pilgrimage site in Bodh Gaya, is home to a bronze statue of Buddha and a beautiful garden with a giant 25m high statue of Buddha.
The Thai Monastary is located 4.4 km away from Marasa Sarovar Bodhgaya, our hotel in Bodhgaya.