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Mahabodhi Temple

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Mahabodhi Temple is one of the ancient and most important shrines of India. Located at Bodhgaya, Mahabodhi Mahavihara Temple is easily accessible from the major towns and cities of Bihar. The nearest airport is located at Patna that lies at a...more
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Bodh Gaya, India
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Reviewed today via mobile

Mahabodhi temple is where Buddha enlightened and got eternal peace.Buddha was sitting under pipal tree which is now called as bodhi tree.This temple is many years old and was restored many times.You can see few old railing ,columns and Buddha statues in government museum in...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I first arrived to enter on a Sunday evening and was put off by the huge crowds and lengthy queues. The Mahabodhi temple opens at 5am, however, and early morning seems the best time to go. Mobile phones are forbidden so leave them in your...More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place . Lord Buddha got enlightenment at Bodh Gaya under pipal tree. Small city but have great importance for Buddhist to visit here.

Reviewed 1 week ago

faces great rush but very poor management so many people left without seeing the temple. on the name of security you have no right to do all this.

Thank pk d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience to find both the temples nearby at one place.Two times security checks are done as there are too many people coming for prayers.Mobile,slippers and shoes have to be kept outside before entering the temple premises.Lord Buddha grasped his knowledge here around the Mahabodhi...More

Thank Vijay V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People should go in this temples for their peaceful mind and also go his and her family Ford maintain mind silence I like this palace Temple and also park

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place has magnetic effect. The nearer, you move towards the main temple and the divine a tree, you feel a blissful music in your ears, very rythemic , peaceful and satisfying. Connects you to 2700 years of history. You would want to cone here...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit place. A tirth for budhist, and a grand historical place for all. The temple is 2300 yrs old.

Thank shashi2210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple is built during 5 AD time period. It is a must visit to see the tree under which Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds were beautiful and well maintained. Lots of people meditating and praying. The temple itself was spectacular and beautiful! Security was very tight and we were searched before entering. The only thing that was frustrating was, we weren't able to bring in our phones...More

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20 March 2018|
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Response from Suraj S | Reviewed this property |
camera size is OK. you need to pay some nominal fee. you will find medium size crowd but very discplile. During late evening..canvass for photography of temple and surrounding will be awesome in full moon .Weather will be... More
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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