Everything you would like to know before travelling to Bihar

Bihar originates from the word ‘Viharas’ which means abode as the land was home to many Buddhist monks. Hence the name “the land of Buddha”. The capital of Bihar – Patna, earlier known as Pataliputra was the capital of ancient Magadh Kingdom that ruled over major chunk of India. It is rich in history and is a great source of knowledge and culture. Nalanda University, located in the Nalanda district of Bihar was one of the earliest centers of education attracting students from all over the world. This prestigious university is now a UNESCO World heritage site and a popular tourist place. Other tourist places in Bihar include Nalanda, Rajgir, Pawapuri, Darbhanga and Madhubani.

Top 10 places to visit in Bihar

Airports in Bihar

Jayprakash Narayan International Airport, Patna, Gaya International Airport, Gaya and   Darbhanga Airport, Darbhanga are the airports connecting Bihar to other cities of India with a good number of direct flights from the metropolitans and also to many South-Asian countries.

Best time to visit Bihar

Best time to visit Bihar is between the months of October and March

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