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Mahabodhi Temple

Bodh Gaya, India
+91 91994 67609
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Mahabodhi temple .....Tranquillity and devotion that makes it endlessly interesting

Bodhgaya ,located about 110 kilometres from Patna, where Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lord Buddha's Temple

Siddharth left his wife, son and throne. He reached GAYA. Where there is austerity under the tree... read more

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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 2 days ago

Bodhgaya ,located about 110 kilometres from Patna, where Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment beneath a bodhi tree [ Peepal tree] 2600 years ago and became Buddha .Situated by the bank of river Neranjana the place was then known as Uruwela. 200 years after the Buddha attained...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Siddharth left his wife, son and throne. He reached GAYA. Where there is austerity under the tree of Peepal, where he got knowledge. Later this place is known as Mahabodhi, Boudhgaya. This place most holy place for Buddhists.

Thank dhyan400
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the structure huge and the and the architecture is beyond explaining. This the the place where the Bodhi Tree is situated and the very place where Siddharatha got mahabodhi (mokhs) or in other words attained 'Bodhisatta'. A place with great spiritual value, not only for...More

Thank Sounak P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real pilgrimage site for the many people who go there and it is important to remember that. There is indeed a very strong sense of place that invites deep respect. There is also a strong sense of being amongst fellow seekers whatever...More

1  Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the temple along with few colleagues who wanted to see the place of Buddha. It is a beautiful place, well kept. Very unfortunate that the pool in the temple is not kept well.

Thank PramilaManoharan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go there at high season.to many people come there to pray at Mahabodhi temple in the evening.and we love chanting Mantra over early in the morning. So peace.

Thank Ranapratap S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The area is well kept. Beware no phones are allowed and photography is forbidden. The area by the tree was far from peaceful with a sermon being conducted over loudspeakers to Sri Lankan pilgrims and not suitable for meditation. The nearby meditation park is much...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Maha Bodhi Vihara/temple is located in the Gaya district of Bihar, India. Bihar is one of the most undeveloped states and backward area of India, so be prepared for some cultural shock. Further, do not make any assumption about other Indian cities on the basis...More

Thank Akash G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Mahabodhi temple is located in Bodhgaya, one of the most important holy shrine for all Buddhism believers. As per Buddhism, one should visit Bodhgaya during his lifetime. You will also witness the holy bodhitree in the temple complex also known as the tree of enlightenment.

Thank Indiancitytours
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

It is a very ancient temple built with peaceful​ environment. UNESCO has been listed this temple as the world Heritage. it has no entry fee but there is an optional camera charges.

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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.
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