Five beautiful tourist places in Bihar
There are many tourist places in Bihar. Every year many visitor visit Bihar. Here are list of five beautiful tourist places in Bihar.
Rajgir is a very beautiful place, every place of Rajgir are very beautiful. But when you use ropeway in Rajgir, you will feel enjoy more. Ropeway is use to reach Ratnagiri Hill. Visitor see Vishwa Shanti Stupa (Peace Pagoda), Makhdoom Kund and monasteries on top of the Ratnagiri Hills. This ropeway is one of the oldest ropeway in India. Only one person can sit in one cabin. Its cabin just like a chair. From the top of Ratnagiri Hills, Rajgir looks more beautiful. When you ever visit Rajgir, don’t forget to take a ride of ropeway.
Valmiki National Park
Valmiki National Park also known as Valmiki Tiger Reserve. It cover 17.4 % area of West Champaran district. Animals like tiger, Rhinoceros, Black bear, Leopard, Wild dog, wild buffalo, wild boar etc are present in this national park. There are several species of deer and antelopes found in Valmiki Tiger Reserve which are barking deer, spotted deer, Hog deer, Shambhar, Blue bull. Apart from that hyena, Leopard cat, Wild cat, fishing cat, Languor, monkey, and flying squirrel can also be sighted in Valmiki Tiger Reserve. Birds like Nepal kaleej pheasant, three-toed quail, flycatcher, grey shrike, green willow warbler, tree pipit, white eye, green barbet, waders, ibises, storks, pitta, plovers, snipes, pied hornbill, emerald dove also sighted here. Day by day Tiger Population is increasing here.
Kakolat waterfall is situated in Nawada district. It is around 35 KM from Nawada City. In 1997 Kakolat Mahautsav inaugurated by Mountain Man Dasrath Manjhi. The fall is approximately 160 feet (49 m) in height. The scene is panoramic due to all-round green forest area. Kakolat Fall is a popular tourist spot in Bihar. During the summer, people from all over India come to the falls for picnics. A three day fair is held on an occasion of bishua or chait Sankranti. According to Hindu mythology, Markandeya rishi lived here. The best time to visit the falls is from October to February. This will be after the monsoons when the jungle will be exhibiting its colors in the finest form. In 1994, the pond under the waterfall has been filled, so people could bathe in it comfortably. Since then it has increased its charm more.
Nalnda is very famous tourist place of Bihar. At present time remains of Nalanda’s accent Mahavihara. It founded in 5th century CE by Kumargupt, and abandoned in century 13th EC. In seventh century it was the main center of education around the world. Chinese pilgrims Xuanzan was student here, latter he appointed as teacher here. Dharmpal from Pal empire donated 200 villages for this Mahavihara. It covered around 12 hectares. It is said that the Jain thirthankara, Mahavira, spent 14 rainy seasons at Nalanda. Gautama Buddha too is said to have delivered lectures in a nearby mango grove named Pavarika and one of his two chief disciples, Shariputra, was born in the area and later attained nirvana there. The galaxy of luminaries associated with it includes Nagarjuna, Aryadeva, Vasubandhu, Dharmapala, Suvishnu, Asanga, Silabhadra, Dharmakirti, Shantarakshita.
Barabar caves are situated in the twin hills of Barabar and Nagarjuni. These caves built during Maurya period, of Ashoka (r. 273 BC to 232 BC.) and his son, Dasaratha Maurya. There are seven caves, these seven caves famous as satgharba in local language. Barabar Hill contains four caves, namely, Karan Chaupar, Lomas Rishi, Sudama and Visva Zopri. Nagarjuna are smaller and younger than Barabar caves. It contains Gopi, Vedathika Kubha and Mirza Mandi. The most feature of these caves is their echo effect. Vault and the polished walls in the enclosed, small room make perfect conditions for making otherworldy sounds. A beautiful pond Patalganga also attract the visitor. Patalganga falling water fountain and its pond (kund) is to be seen and enjoyed, Sidheswar nath temple of Lord Shiva is on the up slope of where water of patalganga is poured by devotees and worshipers. During the Hindi month Sawan (July or August) numbers of devotees come here to worship Lord Shiva. Nearest railway station and airport is Gaya.