Hotels in Gaya
Located about 100Km south of Patna, the ancient town of Gaya is of great significance to Hindus and Buddhists. Situated on the foothills of the Chotanagpur plateau, Gaya is today counted among one of the most famous places in Bihar as this is the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment or the knowledge of life.Buddhism and learn various meditation techniques.
The best time to visit Gaya is during the months of February and April.
Gaya also offers ample opportunities for shopping. One can buy the famous sweets called 'Tilcoot' and 'Khaja'. Apart from the sweets one can buy some handicraft items and decorative items made out of stone. You can also find some exclusive items made from sea shells here.
Major attractions in Gaya
The famous Bodhi Tree under which Buddha performed his meditation is located here. The Maha Bodhi Temple is another important place of worship here.