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Address: Bodh Gaya, India
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+91 91994 67609
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 21:00
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One of the most sacred places for Buddhists, the temple is an imposing...

One of the most sacred places for Buddhists, the temple is an imposing example of early brick structures in India. It holds the diamond throne, a colossal image of Buddha and the holy Bodhi tree.

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Roots and learning

The perfect destination to learn about buddhism as this is the place where Siddhartha Gautama found spiritual enlightment and became Lord Buddha. Actually, it is a complex of... read more

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Tandil, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The perfect destination to learn about buddhism as this is the place where Siddhartha Gautama found spiritual enlightment and became Lord Buddha. Actually, it is a complex of buildings where many buddhists go to meditate and pray. It is completely different to the rest of India as Hinduism is almost null there. The prime location to meditate and be at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice place for visitors interested in Buddhism, or for those who want to learn about it. When I was visiting the place, Dalai Lama was going to the city to a kind of a conference, so the city was crowdee. But it was pretty good to see buddhists from everywhere (Japan, Nepal, China, India, Brasil and more). For me it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the 6th century B.C., Prince Siddhartha Gautama attained the supreme enlightenment at this Holy place and became Lord Buddha. In commemoration there of, Emperor Ashoka set-up the Vajrasana, a Diamond throne of polished sandstone representing the seat of Enlightenment in the 3rd century B.C. Thereafter he built a stupa in veneration of the Buddha which remained there upto the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was spectacular to see thousands of Monks from many countries like Japan. Chaina srilanka Mayamar. Burma Bhutan performing day long Pooja within the temple complex This the holiest place in Bodh Gaya where many life events of Budha life had taken place. Budha here Lord Budha attained enlightenment. Large size of Budha stautute is very beautiful. Bodh Gaya has... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As I am one of the Buddhist, I have been told the stories of this place that our Buddha had enlightened under the bo tree of this temple. At the entrance you will be asked to present all electronic devices subjected to some security. The entrance fee was free. When you get inside you will see a high pagoda and... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Most holiest place for Buddhist. The place is vast and very calm and serene. There is noise of bells as in temples. Well maintained garden and walkways. One can see Bouddha Bikshus meditating. Idol of Lord Buddha is seated on pedestal at an elevated place. The place is world heritage site. Mobiles and other electronic gadgets are not allowed.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a Buddhist or interested in Buddhism then this the place. The place where Buddha gained enlightenment. It's a magical place with Buddhists from all over the world visiting. By day or by night this is a must see on any visitors to do list. Om Mani Padme hung

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very spiritual, beautiful and calm place, in spite of teeming with monks and visitors. Cell phones and i pads are not allowed inside, so make arrangements to leave them out. Cameras are allowed and the temple is a great place for some lovely shots. One can walk in the outer perimeter with shoes on, but can deposit them... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited.. waited.. and waited for the leaf to fall from the Bodhi tree... I mean how can one not want to sit under the tree which is a descendant of Lord Buddha's companion in enlightenment.

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baltimore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you get there it is a lot crowds, long, long lines and the most disturbing are people cutting the lines, while claiming to be spiritual. But once you get in, its sublime, you see the supposed tree under which the Buddha got spiritual enlightenment.......I sat and mediated and already my life has become much richer

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