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Address: Bodhgaya, Bodh Gaya, India
Phone Number: 9199467609
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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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Must visit places . Beautiful temple. Be prepared to keep all your phone and camera in the locker for free

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Must visit places . Beautiful temple. Be prepared to keep all your phone and camera in the locker for free

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Tree under which Lord Buddha gained Enlightenment is fully cordoned off but nevertheless the Temple & Surroundings offer atmosphere of peace & calm, one is not allowed to pluck the leaves if the Great Banyan Tree, but can pick up fallen leaves, I was not lucky enough despite waiting for it for 30-45 mins. Lastly please never visit Gaya... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a half an hour distance from Gaya. a very peaceful place where the Peepal tree is residing. I will visit here again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bodh Gaya is the holiest of Buddhist destinations and a World Heritage Site. It was here, under a pipal, or bodhi tree, that Siddhartha Gotama attained enlightenment and became the Buddha. It's a very peaceful place. So if you are visiting this place be simple, don't Cary leather goods, switch off your phones etc. It's a must visit place in... More 

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Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

looking to visit a place to spend time in peace and tranquility with religious touch, then Bodh Gaya is the place. It has a long history of making, breaking, threat, conslidation, damage, vandalism and peaceful co-existence in a multi-cultural society. temples and courtyards are good and worth taking a close look.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mahabodhi temple complex is a quiet respite in the midst of so much chaos that is indicative of India. To sit underneath the arching branches of the Bodhi tree alongside others of varying faith in silence, or quiet chanting is a memory I will cherish. Even in the rising heat of an August day, the shade and stillness provided... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

once you will viist Mahabodhi temple and will seat under the Bodhi tree / Peepal tree you will get a peaceful time. you can seat for meditation as per suitable time for you. Temple opens morning 5 am till evening 8:30 pm.

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Thank Raja537
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chanting monks, tones of pelgrims, full of smile, peace, love and pray place, Definitely worth to see.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If there is one word that sums up the Mahabodhi temple is that it is peaceful. The temple alllows visitors to explore and contemplate the journey of Prince Siddhartha to enlightenment. To fully experience the Mahabodhi, spend some time sitting in the temple premises. The atmosphere is peaceful. Watching devotees and monks praying, meditating or going about there rituals helps... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

It is very hard to describe as it's a personal thing, but this temple is the centre of the world for Buddhists and highly sacred. It is magical.

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