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Address: Bodhgaya, Bodh Gaya, India
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Description: One of the most sacred places for Buddhists, the temple is an imposing...
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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Best Buddha Temple

The sturcture is almost 100 feet high and Buddha idol inside is breathtaking.. Its best buddhist temple I have personally visited..

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The sturcture is almost 100 feet high and Buddha idol inside is breathtaking.. Its best buddhist temple I have personally visited..

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Dehradun, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

After Visiting this place, You will be sure why buddha got enlightenment here. Have a walk here,spend some time sitting there and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Must visit in evening after sunset. Temple is open from 4:00am to 9:00pm. You're needed to submit phones outside the temple, so it would be better to keep your phones at hotel room.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Had Driven my car from Patna on a weakened family trip. It may be reached by Train from Gaya Railway station on Mugalsarai- Howrah section of the grand cord line. By air Patna is nearest and can be reached in 2-3 hour by cab. Road is OK but night travel is not suggested due to naxalite activity around Jehanabad, mid... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is the main attraction of Bodh Gaya, the temple is built around the tree where Lord Buddha found the path to Enlightenment. This holy temple is dedicated to him and is a beautiful one. I visited the place in late January 2015 and the whole temple was decorated with flowers which actually increased its glamour quotient. The temple is... More 

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Jamshedpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

You can feel the history associated with this place the moment you step in..to stand under the Bodhi Tree is Enlightening to say the least..visit it not for piety but for the historic significance of the place..

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Kolkatta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A serene nice place unlike temples in india which are normally not clean. Well kept the ambience and surroundings.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A must see if you are a peace seeker in India and I stayed in Bodhgaya for 3 days. Every day i visited the peaceful place. Even though the place is crowded still you can feel the peaceful environment. Mobile Phone are not allowed inside the temple complex. Behind the temple you can find the Bodhi tree and outside the... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A really spectacular place with so much to offer. The place is really clean and peaceful, and you can find people sitting around meditating and praying. One can have a good view of the place after the darshan which is very pious. Great place to spend a peaceful day.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Mahabodhi temple and its surroundings mesmerise the visitor. Unfortunately, it gets so crowded that the serenity is lost. The long queue can be quite discouraging, especially in the summer. In spite of this, it is amazing to see devouts from all over the world, sitting with their prayer books and beads, totally oblivious to the noise around them. But,... More 

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Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

In case you are a Buddhist, you must visit the place. Even if you are not, this place is sure to bring peace in your life. It is the place where Gautam, the Prince, achieved enlightenment and thus became Buddha, the enlightened soul. There is something serene and auspicious about the place as people from all Buddhist nations come here... More 

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Additional Information about Mahabodhi Temple

Address: Address: Bodhgaya, Bodh Gaya, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Bihar  >  Bodh Gaya
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm

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