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Vikramshila Ruins

NH-80, Antichak Village | Kahalgaon Block, Bhagalpur, India
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It is the oldest university for Buddhists learning, It is roughly 40-45 kms always from bhagalpur... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Rishabh D
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Well maintained ruins of buddhist university

It is roughly 40 kms from Bhagalpur city. Its well connected by road. Although roads are narrow but... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2016
Chennai (Madras), India
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Jun 17, 2016
“Well maintained ruins of buddhist university”
Sep 13, 2016
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NH-80, Antichak Village | Kahalgaon Block, Bhagalpur, India
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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

It is the oldest university for Buddhists learning, It is roughly 40-45 kms always from bhagalpur, best time to visit this place is during the month of November

Thank Rishabh D
Reviewed June 17, 2016

It is roughly 40 kms from Bhagalpur city. Its well connected by road. Although roads are narrow but kind of decent. A police station is just near by this monument. Ruins of vikramshila university consists of stupa, a place of worship. And around stupa you...More

1  Thank kgt7
Reviewed May 9, 2016

this place is definitely worth a visit if you are in bhagalpur or nearby. the vikramshila is probably one of the most ancient university in the world. once you visit this place you will realise why india used to be the education hub in ancient...More

Thank nk900
Reviewed June 28, 2015

this is one of the oldest university in the world. I visit this place almost every year in winter breaks ,which is one of the busiest times for this place as people choose this spot for picnic. If you visit here for the first time...More

Thank krishnajha
Reviewed October 30, 2014

I visited this hisatorical place twice. There is a number of monuments like building which gives complete idea about architectures of vikramshila university. There is main stupa at the centre made up of stones.

3  Thank navneetbgs50
Reviewed October 13, 2014

You feel like coming to this place again and again. Though the road is rough yet it is worth the pain. The ruins reminds you of the glorious past/history and fills you with pride. A must visit for the first timers.

3  Thank rkghosh
Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Very nice place to see ancient architecture on bank of ganga adding beauty to this place visit. Go to forest area n boating around

2  Thank gvsvnit
Reviewed May 29, 2014

Apart from Nalanda University, these ruins are another site of academic excellence of ancient and medieval Bihar. It is a huge area mostly depicting Buddhist heritage. It is a well kept site. It looks like a monastery. Worth seeing.

2  Thank Rak990
Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

The site of Vikramshila lies almost 40 kms. from Bhagalpur.The journey along the National highway 80 though is bumpy but it meanders through the rural landscapes giving you a glimpse of the life in countryside.Sometimes one can get too close to the river Ganga and...More

5  Thank Deepak S
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Nalanda, founded in the 5th century AD whereas Vikramshila in 9th, both of the places are famous as the ancient seat of learning. The ruins of the world's most ancient university (Nalanda) lies here which is 62 km from Bodhgaya and 90 km south of...More

3  Thank G_Niraj
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