Bihar’s “Rajgir” maintains a different identity among the tourists. This place has hidden the secret of many historical places in its own right. It is located about 100 kilometers from Patna. It is well connected to rail and road. It takes about 3 hours to go here. This place is very important for all religions. The tourists come from almost all the world here. Firstly, people knew it as Givaraja. It was the capital of Magadha state.This place was founded by the rulers of the Maurya dynasty. It is revealed by the archeology department found here that this place is related to Krishna’s period (about 1000 B.C.). There used to be a secret of Jarasandh. Due to the invasion of Jarasandha repeatedly Mathura, Shri Krishna established the city of Dwarka on the shore of the Mathura with the people of Mathura which has merged in the sea today. In Rajgir, Jarasand used to practice weapon weapon. He was the king of the very great but rogue demonstration of history. This was also the battle of Jarasand with Pandavas.This is also the Akhada of Jarasand where he practiced wrestling. Rajgir is surrounded by mountains and forests from all sides. There is a lot to learn about the tourists and to roam around here.
So let us know about some of the famous places here: –
It was built in 1965, this bright-white, 40-meter stupa stands on the top of Ratnagiri Hill, 5 km south of the city. Vishwa Shanti Stupa Rajgir has a long lasting shrine. This temple is situated on the top of Griddhakuta or Ratnagiri mountain, at a height of 400 meters above sea level. This temple was built by the Japanese as a symbol of world peace. This structure is completely built in marble and contains four golden statues of Lord Buddha in which each represents its life time of birth, knowledge, publicity and death. To reach here you have to climb the mountain or we can use the flying crib. A temple has been built near this stupa which is called ‘Nipponjan Myhoji‘. If you walk here, climbing up to the Stupa will be fun. In the climb, you get a place to rest. This is a peaceful place. There is a peaceful place to hope. The view of the valley above here is very pleasing. The green mountains seem to be very beautiful. Here are some shops in the middle where you can buy light snacks but beware of the monkeys, the characters will be yours as they have bought or brought.
|ROPEWAY ON GRIDHKUTTA MOUNTAIN|
Goddess Buddha Ji used to give his message at Ghridkuta Mountain. The beautiful view of the valley is very pleasant from here. To reach this place, the hill has to be climbing and there are 3 caves in its paths, the first is Rahula, the second is named after Sariputta and the last Buddha. From here the view of the sunset is very pleasing. If you come here, then definitely go to this mountain.
This place is situated on some distances from the main city and here you can go from there. You can also use the horse car to go here, but it is very demanding. This person takes 100 rupees. This is a very quiet place. This pond is similar to the lower part of the horse’s pear, which is why it was named Ghoda bowl. Here you can also enjoy the joy of running a boat. This is a huge pond. Here, the work of making 70 feet high statue of Gautam Buddha is going on fast. There is no way to go here, due to which there may be some difficulty in going here.
This forest was built by King Bimbisar and they later gave it a gift to Lord Buddha. This place was very dear to Gautam Buddha. Whenever Rajgir came, he used to stay at this place. Here a pond is located and it is said that Lord Buddha used to bathe on this. This forest is made of bamboo trees. It looks very beautiful forest, which is made of beautiful bamboos.