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Gaya : Latest Informations of Famous Destinations with Best Hotels of Gaya or Bodhgaya, Bihar, India

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Are you planning to visit Holy city, Gaya or Bodhgaya? In this travel guide, you can see several useful informations of famous destinations with best hotels of Gaya or Bodhgaya, Bihar, India.
Gaya is one of famous holy, mythological and ancient historical city of India. This holy city is situated on the bank of river Phalgu. It is a great place where Rama, along with Sita and Lakshmana visited Gaya to offer pind-daan to their father Dasharath (great epics Ramayana). So as Hindu devotees visited Gaya and offer pind-daan after death of their parents. Bodhgaya is about 11 km away from Gaya. It is the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment. Bodhgaya has been a place of pilgrimage for people all over the world. There are several famous destinations at Gaya and Bodhgaya.


Map of Gaya or Bodh Gaya 




Annual Weather Condition

Winter 🌁:- November to February Mini-8 ℃ Maxi-25 ℃
Summer 🌅:-March to June  Mini- 24 ℃ Maxi- 42 ℃
Monsoon 🌂:-July to September

How to travel
By Air 🚁 :- Gaya Airport is the second busiest airport in Bihar after Patna. It is known as Bodhgaya Airport. It is 17.5 km away from Bodhgaya and 5.5 km away from Bodhgaya temple.


By Railways 🚆 :- Gaya Junction Railway Station is 13 km away from Bodhgaya. Gaya Junction is well connected to major cities of India.


By Road 🚌 :- NH-2, G.T.Road from Kolkata to Delhi passes 30 km from Gaya. It connects Gaya to Patna. Gaya is 105 km away from Patna by NH-83 and 78 km away from Rajgir & Bihar Sharif by NH-82.



Famous Destinations
1. Vishnupad Temple :-Vishnupad Temple is situated on the bank of river Falgu. The building of this temple was made in Shikhara style by Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore in 1787. This temple complex is big in size and houses images of many Gods and Goddess. Vishnupad Temple is one of the famous destinations of Gaya, Bihar.  (Temple Opening & ClosingTime:-06;30 a.m to 07;30 p.m)


2. Gaya Pind Daan :- As it hindu devotees believed that Lord Rama, along with his brothers came to Gaya to offer Pind Daan to his father, King Dashratha. So hindus offer Pind Daan during Pitra Paksha. The auspicious 18 days of Pitra Paksh Mela between mid-September to mid-October, it is the best time for offering to the departed souls. It is only one pind daan place in the world.



3. Bodhi Tree :- Bodhi Tree is located 10 km away from Gaya Railway Station, south of the Mahabodhi Temple. It is the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. It is believed that Lord Buddha sat in meditation gazing in the east direction under this tree. This tree is around 80 ft high. It is one of the famous destinations in Gaya, Bihar.


4. Mahabodhi Vihar :- Mahabodhi Vihar is located 10 km away from Gaya district and about 96 km away from Patna. It is a great awakening temple. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya. It is one of the famous destinations in the world.


5. Barabar Caves, Gaya :- This caves are located about 25 km away from Gaya city. It is known as architectural beauty. There are three types of caves such as Nagarjuna caves, Pandavas caves and Hut caves. They are beautifully carved caves that have a rectangular chamber. These all caves are very wonderful.


6. Great Buddha Statue :- This great Buddha statue is located at Boddhgaya. It is one of the prominent holy places in Boddhgaya. This statue is about 25 m (80 ft) high. (Opening & Closing Time: 7 a m to 12 noon & 2 p m to 6 p m)



Best and Five Star Hotels 🏨

1. Maha Bodhi Hotel, Resort Conventorion Centre(5 star): Tekuna Farm, Gyan Bharti, Road Village, Hariharpur-824231, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India. (2.3 km away from Bodhgaya Bus Station & 4 km away from Gaya Airport) Rs.15, 000/- to Rs.4,801/- per room per night.


2. Hotel Satyam International *** : Laxman Shahay Lane, Infront of Gaya Railway Station Main Gate-823002 (2.9 km away from Vishnupad Temple & 8 km away from Gaya Airport) Rs.3,700/- to Rs.2,500/- per room per night.


3. Hotel Tathagat International***: Near Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya-824231, Bihar, India.(12 km away from Gaya Railway Station & 16 km away from Gaya Airport) Rs.5,199/- to Rs.2,999/- per room per night.



4. Hotel Taj Darbar**** : Domuha Road, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India. (about 12 km away from Gaya Railway Station) Rs.4,300/- per room per night.


5. Hotel Tokyo Vihar*** : Opp Japanese Temple, New Japan Temple, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India. (1.1 km away from Bodh Gaya Bus Station, 16.8 km Gaya Junction Railway Station & 13.9 km away from Gaya Airport) Rs.3,333/- per room per night.


6. Hotel Mahamaya*** : Near Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya-824231, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India. (200 m away from Bodh Gaya Bus Station, 600 m away from Thai Monastery & 7 km away from Gaya International Airport) Rs.3,150/- to Rs.2,700/- per room per night.


7. Hotel Skylark** : Swarajpuri Road, Near Mahavir School, Gaya, Bihar, India. Rs.4,000/- per room per night.


Cheap and Best Hotels at Gaya or Bodh Gaya

1. Orbit Hotel, Gaya: Gaya Junction Railway Station Road, Gaya, Bihar, India.


2. Dhamma Guest House : Kalachakra Maidan Road, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India. Rs.1,500/- to Rs. 2,000/- per room per night.


3. Kusum Guest House : Ward No-4, Miya Bigha, In Front of West Gate of Kalchakra Maidan, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India. Rs.960/- per room per night.


4. Hotel Embassy : Opposite Thai Temple, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India. Rs.1,254/- to Rs.3,000/- per room per night.


5. Suma Guest House : Beside Root Institute, Bodhgaya-824231, Bihar, India.Rs.1,000/- to Rs.3,000/- per room per night.



(Rate of all hotels may be changed time to time)


Note:- These all informations have been taken from different sources such as magazines, travel sites, blog reviews, tourist reviews etc.



























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