About Rajgir - Bihar
Rajgir is located in the south of Nalanda at a distance of 100 kms from patna & 14 Kms from Nalanda. Rajgir is surrounded by the hills and lush green forests in a valley. Rajgir has got the name from Raj Griha meaning the abode of the king.
Rajgir was also known as Rajagriha.
Rajgir place is a sacred pilgrimage centre for both the Buddhists and Jains as it is associated with the Buddha and Lord Mahavir who spent here.
Sight Seeing Places in and around Rajgir
Vishwa Shanti Stupa
How to Reach Rajgir :
By Air : The nearest Airport is Patna 115 kms from Rajgir.
By Rail : The nearest railway station is Bhakhtiyarpur 54 Kms from Rajgir.
By Road : Rajgir is well connected by ASRTC & Private bus services.