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Address: Bodh Gaya, India
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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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Holiest place in Bodh Gaya

It was spectacular to see thousands of Monks from many countries like Japan. Chaina srilanka Mayamar. Burma Bhutan performing day long Pooja within the temple complex This the... read more

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was spectacular to see thousands of Monks from many countries like Japan. Chaina srilanka Mayamar. Burma Bhutan performing day long Pooja within the temple complex This the holiest place in Bodh Gaya where many life events of Budha life had taken place. Budha here Lord Budha attained enlightenment. Large size of Budha stautute is very beautiful. Bodh Gaya has... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As I am one of the Buddhist, I have been told the stories of this place that our Buddha had enlightened under the bo tree of this temple. At the entrance you will be asked to present all electronic devices subjected to some security. The entrance fee was free. When you get inside you will see a high pagoda and... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most holiest place for Buddhist. The place is vast and very calm and serene. There is noise of bells as in temples. Well maintained garden and walkways. One can see Bouddha Bikshus meditating. Idol of Lord Buddha is seated on pedestal at an elevated place. The place is world heritage site. Mobiles and other electronic gadgets are not allowed.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a Buddhist or interested in Buddhism then this the place. The place where Buddha gained enlightenment. It's a magical place with Buddhists from all over the world visiting. By day or by night this is a must see on any visitors to do list. Om Mani Padme hung

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is very spiritual, beautiful and calm place, in spite of teeming with monks and visitors. Cell phones and i pads are not allowed inside, so make arrangements to leave them out. Cameras are allowed and the temple is a great place for some lovely shots. One can walk in the outer perimeter with shoes on, but can deposit them... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited.. waited.. and waited for the leaf to fall from the Bodhi tree... I mean how can one not want to sit under the tree which is a descendant of Lord Buddha's companion in enlightenment.

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baltimore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you get there it is a lot crowds, long, long lines and the most disturbing are people cutting the lines, while claiming to be spiritual. But once you get in, its sublime, you see the supposed tree under which the Buddha got spiritual enlightenment.......I sat and mediated and already my life has become much richer

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Cordoba, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is full of monks praying all day long as well as visitors who attend to fulfill their rituals of purification. It is said to be the only specimen of that tree that bears fruit. The Mahabodhi Temple or Temple of the Great Awakening is a Buddhist temple located in Bodhgaya or Bodh Gaya, 96 km from Patna, Bihar... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained Budhist temple worth visiting even if you are not a Budhist. The atmosphere inside the temple compound is calm, cool, serene and relaxing. No wonder,so many foreign tourists converge here. A must visit to understand and know more of Lord Budha. Take a walk around and sit down in a corner and relax listening to the chants and... More 

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Bokaro Steel City, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mahabodhi temple is a famous Bodh Bihar situated in Bodh Gaya.It is announced as world heritage by UNESCO. Here Gautam Budhha has enligheted knowledge in 6th century.the height of the temple is about 55m.Area of the temple is about 5hect.

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