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Somapura Mahavira

Paharpur, Bangladesh
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Ranked #2 of 2 attractions in Paharpur
Description: "The Great Monastery", 8th-century Buddhist structure, is distinguished by its unique architecture.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Paharpur is about 250km from Dhaka via Bogora, which can be a good place to stay the night. The site is a well spread out UNESCO Heritage site , where excavation is done in patches, depending on funds, I understand. Its one of the 5 great Universities built by the Pala dynasty kings in 781 - 821 AD. You need... More

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