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Beautiful place with a scenic view!

Griddhakuta mountain is where lord Buddha used to sit and preach. It is a must see place if you are... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Patna, India
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Beautiful views on the peak

One of the great stops on the Buddhist Pilgrimage. Also called Vultures peak, it is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Northern Cal
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Griddhakuta Hill, Rajgir, India
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Griddhakuta mountain is where lord Buddha used to sit and preach. It is a must see place if you are in Rajgir. The way to it is very simple. You go to the Vishwa Shanti Stupa by ropeway and then walk down a bit to...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

One of the great stops on the Buddhist Pilgrimage. Also called Vultures peak, it is a beautiful site where the Buddha meditated and taught. The hike up is moderately strenuous, but there are people who can carry you up for a fee. There are monkeys,...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This place, also called Massed Vultures Peak, near Rajgir is where Lord Buddha delivered the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (Heart Sutra). An important pilgrimage site for faithful Buddhists. Also visit the cave close by. Can be reached by taking the cable car up to the...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Start you journey early in the morning, best in winter. It would be best to climb the peak by walking but if you are aged, you can take the help of palanquin available there for rent. The peak is maintained by ASI. If you are...More

Thank dibyendu_shubho
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Griddhkut peak is very nice hill station, there is rope way service.this is most important Buddhist place.this calld is vishwa shanti stoop

Reviewed 29 November 2017

very nice and pleasant to spare times in this place.to attain peace this place is very nice.there is a brief history hidden behind this peak which a guide will tell you about.nice to visit.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Griddhakuta Peak aka the hill of vultures, is known by this name due to shape like vulture. It is an around 30 minutes climb to top. Lord Buddha delivered one of the most famous and important sutras here, the Lotus Sutra. Hence this place has...More

1  Thank KumarS1263
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is the peak where devadatta (siddhattha's cousin), tried to kill lord buddha by falling big stone onto lord buddha. Though the stone missed, but it caused little injury on buddha's foot. You hv to climb quite high, about 30 minutes walk onto the peak....More

2  Thank markos_prawira
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This place is very good and give peaceful .Any of the person go and enjoy the area in which it is established.

Thank RohitB1491
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It was good one but should be avoided in Summer. Worth watching view will welcome you here. Read some history before visiting.

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15 July 2017|
Response from AbhayKrSinha | Reviewed this property |
The Nalanda University & Griddhakuta Peak (Rajgir) is excursion from Bodhgaya. You can have a day tour and return back to Bodhgaya or you can also stay at Rajgir. Rajgir is just 91 kms and Nalanda is almost more 20 kms ahead... More
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Response from AbhayKrSinha | Reviewed this property |
Gridhkuta (Vulture's peak) is in Rajgir. If we talk about the Venu Van / Rajgir hot spring then it is just 4.5 kms till ropeway. and it is almost 750 meter on the hill and take almost 15 mins to 25 mins walking.