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Mahabodhi Temple

Bodh Gaya, India
+91 91994 67609
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Nothing great... okay

I have been to bigger and better temples (for Buddhism) and the only reason one would visit this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
Great hostoric place

This is one place I can visit again and again . Of course it's historically associated with Buddha... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vipin A
Lucknow, India
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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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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“inner peace” (17 reviews)
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Bodh Gaya, India
+91 91994 67609
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to bigger and better temples (for Buddhism) and the only reason one would visit this one is because of the historical significance of this temple for Budhism. Bodhi tree is also decent, but nothing else to do after one round of temple...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one place I can visit again and again . Of course it's historically associated with Buddha that's one reason . The other is , great serenity and energy is experienced with lots of people from all over the world meditating together. Very well...More

Thank Vipin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see for anyone interested in Buddism. Visit early evening. Extra entrance charge for cameras

Thank Rodney66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A temple dedicated to Gautam Buddh. A great design, a calm environment, & World Heritage Site, that's all you get to feel, with this temple. A nice, calm feeling can be experienced, upon visiting this. Their's no any hassle, or problem around it. All you...More

Thank AnkitJ_rpr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to go through strict security checks to enter this temple. You are not allowed to carry mobile phones, but cameras are allowed on payment of a fee. This temple is supposed to be made during the reign of Emperor Asokan and destroyed during...More

Thank njan45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best place to visit in bodhgaya mahabodhi temple it was unbelievable visit at bodhgaya . i like the most in bodhgaya city

Thank Pappu Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent Temple. Serene Atmosphere. Calm Surroundings. You can peacefully enter and offer prayers and meditate. No harassing by Pandas. If you want to donate donate in the Donation Box,Sacred place for Budhdhists ,but visited by people of all religion. World Heritage site...More

Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very interesting temple. built long back, covered in mud for nearly 600 years, restored by British. this is magnificent temple

Thank Jalaramaaih V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just make sure to drop off cell phones in the drop off area otherwise you'll have to walk back. But incredibly peaceful place.

Thank CaptureSF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent temple.i feel peaceful when entered in temple.all persons have to visit minimum one time in his life

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sanjoy g
11 November 2017|
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Response from lifeisajourney_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry I am not aware of trains/bus running between Katihar and Gaya. Please check Indian railway website.
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.