Bodhgaya is one of the top-tourist destinations in Bihar state. The town is bestowed with the divine presence of Lord Buddha and is one of the highly revered places for the devotees of Lord Buddha. The tranquility and the natural beauty of the place offer peace and power to the visitors. Bodhgaya is the site where Siddhartha Gautam (Lord Buddha) attained enlightenment while meditating under a tree and thus it is one of the four most important religious sites of Buddhism, along with Kushinagar, Sarnath and Lumbini.
Bodhgaya has a lot for every traveler as it has both historical and archeological sites. From holy shrines to iconic monasteries, the town houses numerous attractions including the UNESCO site of Mahabodhi complex, Bodhi tree, Shaivite Monastery, Tibetan Monastery and Bodhgaya Archeological museum. Celebrated with great devotion is the Buddha Jayanti, one of the major festivals of Bodhgaya. Carry beautiful metal Buddha statues as memorabilia. Browse through Bodhgaya Travel Guide to know more about this place.