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Mahabodhi Temple

Bodh Gaya, India
+91 96000 17031
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Spiritual Retreat

The location, one of the holiest for Buddhism is located at the centre of Bodhgaya. A guide is... read more

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masterofhospitality
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Peace and Enlightenment

No mobiles allowed .. small digicams are allowed at a fee of 100 .. the temple is the core of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Viknesh R
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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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Reviewed yesterday

The location, one of the holiest for Buddhism is located at the centre of Bodhgaya. A guide is recommended to help you understand the location and I got one for a 100 Bucks. Mediate under the Bodhi tree or soak in the spirituality of the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No mobiles allowed .. small digicams are allowed at a fee of 100 .. the temple is the core of the origin of buddhism. Wonderful decorations around the temple. And this is the center attraction in bodhgaya

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Reviewed 2 days ago

very clean and well maintained area despite the crowds. hawkers and beggars were annoying. crowd control could be better as quite a bit of pushing was going on.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came here first time it was unbealivable very calm atmosphere here nice environment. I feel so happy at that palace

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good temple very good garden .every thing is available around the temple there are so may hotel around here

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Reviewed 4 days ago

For Buddhists, Bodh Gaya has been a major pilgrimage destination for Buddhists for over two thousand years. It is the place where the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, who attained enlightenment or perfect insight when he was meditating under the Bodhi Tree. The Mahabodhi temple (literally:...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Reached in the evening and spent two hours here. Security tight. Cameras allowed but no cell phones. Pilgrims from Thailand, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Japan, and many more ASEAN countries; even a few Europeans. Tomorrow at 7 am is a ceremony where the Thais celebrate four...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a holly place and yet some ‘monks’ and young Indian will approach you when you entered the temple. They will ask you where you come, say you so lucky 🍀 to be able to be here, give you the leafs of Bodh to...More

Thank Ng C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This temple has been erected on the site of the Buddha's enlightenment. He was enlightened under a pipal tree. The grand-son or great-grand-son of that tree is still alive, just behind the temple. Inside the temple, there is a big statue of the Buddha. After...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bodh Gaya is famous among Buddhist tourist as well as Europeans. If you can ignore beggars and fake monks this temple will have relaxing effect on you. Best time to travel winters. Sidharth became Budha here. He got enlightenment under the peeple tree and spread...More

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Jitendra G
28 December 2017|
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Response from whkh8 | Reviewed this property |
Is there any special reasons to go there at 8pm? If you do you have little time for prayers and everything is in a rush.To escape darkness I'm already out by 6.30pm as it was already dark and I head off for dinner at Hotel... More
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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.
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HarryRao
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.
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