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Mahabodhi Temple

Bodh Gaya, India
+91 91994 67609
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Administration needs to take more care of this beautiful temple

Everything about this temple is amazing and beautiful. You'll be mesmerized with the sheer beauty... read more

Reviewed yesterday
anshul a
A Cultural Heritage Of Buddha

Visited this place and found it very calm and free from much of the formalities. This is the place... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Reviewed yesterday

Everything about this temple is amazing and beautiful. You'll be mesmerized with the sheer beauty of this place. The only problem is the dirt and dogs in the compound that the administration needs to remove. Tip - Try visiting during the sunset. You'll get some...More

Thank anshul a
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited this place and found it very calm and free from much of the formalities. This is the place where the transformation of Prince Siddhartha to Lord Buddha started, where Lord Buddha achieved the real Knowledge. There is a security check at the entrance of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

May be I over did it, but in my two days stay in the town, I visited the temple 3 times. Noon, evening and wee hours of next morning. It’s beautiful! Very peaceful. Very well organised and very clean. You can carry cameras albeit have...More

Thank Anjali T
Reviewed 1 week ago

religious city if you wish to perform the rituals them should go . Nothing much to do other than that

Thank VIKASH S
Reviewed 1 week ago

i have visited this place and can call it the best place i visited. very peaceful environment, everywhere there is just yoga and peace.

Thank armankkk
Reviewed 1 week ago

very impressive and calm feeling as soon as you enter the main door of the temple grounds.very clean and quite place. good for meditation.a must place to visit for all travel lovers.

Thank 66archana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in meditating under BODHI TREE , please visit early morning at 5 as temple doors are opened at this time.

Thank NarendraDhillon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth to visit at this old temple. Remember to have a tour guide to get all the explanation properly.

Thank NilanjanSinha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my mother went to pray twice a day for 7 days, after we prayed, we just sit there watch different Buddhist cultural.... different time different day, not even once boring

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Mahabodhi Temple is one of the major pilgrim site for the Buddhists as it the place where Lord Buddha received enlightenment. It is great place to go.

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HarryRao
17 January 2017|
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Response from Bee A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you pay for the 100 rupee camera fee. The temple opened very early. 5am if I'm not wrong.
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srinifromchennai
3 September 2015|
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Response from georgiemae | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Root institute for wisdom culture a buddhist meditation center. They have a dormitory for men which is cheap and you can arrive late at night the guards at the gate can let you in if you book in advance and they... More
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