Tourist Places in Bihar
Bihar attracts a huge number of tourists every year on the basis of its several pilgrimage and tourism sites. Bihar is religiously an important state for Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims. The Buddhist followers visit most in the state as Lord Buddha had spent his most crucial parts of his life in Bihar India. The state of Bihar is also crucial for Jainism, as Lord Mahavira Swami was born at this land. For Hindus, Bihar tour is also considered a holy place where goddess Sita, the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi was born. Sikh's tenth guru 'Guru Govind Singh' was also born in Patna, the capital of Bihar.
Historically, Bihar has various heritage sites like the ruins of ancient Taxila, Nalanda and Vikramshila Universities, the pillar of Ashoka in Vaishali, the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya, which is a UNESCO's World Heritage Site etc. that attract myriad visitors every year. Patna's Gol Ghar and Hajipur-Patna road bridge (Mahatma Gandhi Sethu, which is the World's second largest road bridge on a river) are the example of modern architecture, which also attracts a huge number of tourists.