|Bihar is a the
ninth largest state in area in India and second largest in population. Bihar is bounded on
the north by Nepal, on the south by Orissa, on the east by West Bengal and on the west by
It is the land of great religions, like Buddhism,
making it a great pilgrim centre for Buddhist's. This state has made all round
developments in the field of Industry and agriculture but at the same time preserved its
rich heritage and culture.
Languages: Hindi, Maithili, Urdu.
Places to Visit :
Barauni: Industrial Centre.
Betla: National Park.
Bhagalpur: Tasar & Silk
Bodh Gaya: Most sacred Buddhist
pilgrim centre. Gautam Buddha attain enlightenment under the sacred Bodhi Tree. Mahabodhi
Temple & Museum.
Buxar: A Hindu pilgrim Centre
with Vashishta ashram.
Chittaranjan: Locomotive plants.
Darbhanga: Famous as a centre of
Maithili culture & handicrafts.
Dehri-on-sone: Industrial centre
at Dalmiyanagar. India's longest railway bridge on river Sone.
Deoghar: Baidhyanath Temple,
which is known as one of the Jyotirlings.
Dhanbad: Coalfields, Research
Dumka: Holiday resort.
Gaya: One of the most sacred
Hindu pilgrim centre. Temples, nearby Stupas & Buddhist caves. Vishnupad temple,
Akshayawat, Brahmayani hill, Gandhi Mandapam.
Ghatshila: Holiday resort, copper
Hazaribaug: National park &
Jamshedpur: Known as "Steel
city" - India's first planned city. First steel plant in India.
Jharia: Major Coalfields.
Kodarma: Major Mica mines.
Kothihar: Major railway junction.
Madhubani: Centre of Madhubani
paintings & Maithili culture.
Madhupur: Holiday resort.
Maithon: Dam-site holiday centre.
Maner: Bari Dargah of Sufi saint.
Mandu: National park near
Munger: Historic town.
Nalanda: Ruins of ancient
Buddhist University. Nearby Kandalpur & Pavapuri are major Jain pilgrim centre. Bihar
Shariff is a major Muslim pilgrim centre.
Neterhat: Holiday resort on a
hill station in forest setting.
Parasnath(Summed Shikhar): Most
sacred Jain pilgrim centre on hill where, twenty Jain tirthankars attained Nirvana.
Patna: Capital city on the sangam
of rivers Ganga & son. Museums, Ruins of ancient Mauryan Pitliputra, Har mandir- birth
place of Shri Guru Gobindsinghji, Golghar Granary, and mosques.
Pavapuri: Jain pilgrim centre.
Rajmahal: Fort, ruins.
Ranchi: Holiday resort,
Rohtas: Mansingh palace.
Sasaram: Mausoleum of Sher Shah
Sindri: Industrial centre.
Sitamarhi: Temples & Ramnavmi
Sonepur: India's largest cattle
fair in Oct. - November.
Vaishali: Ancient Lichhavi
capital. Buddhist & Jain pilgrim place. Museum.
- Bhagalpur-Silk Centre
- Bodhgaya-Most sacred Buddhist
- Gaya-Major Hindu and Buddhist
Pilgrim centre, Temples, nearby Stupas and Buddhist caves.
- Nalanda-Ruins of ancient Buddhist
University, Museum, Buddhist Research Institute.
- Patna-Museums, Ruins of ancient
- Vaishali-Ancient Capital, Buddhist
& Jain pilgrim centre, Jain Temples.
- Major Towns: Patna, Ranchi,