The city of Rajgir was the first seat of power in the ancient kingdom of Magadha – the state centre of the powerful Mauryan emperors. Historically, Rajgir was also considered one of the places favoured by spiritual leaders like Lord Mahavira and Gautam Buddha. Rajgir is a major hub for pilgrims of both the Jain and Buddhist faiths.
Rajgir loosely translates into ‘royal house.’ It is an important destination for Jain and Buddhists. It is also famous for its health resorts and getaways. The main fare here is spiritual tourism. It has a rich history dating back to the times of the Mauryan Empire.
The nearest airport is Patna (102 Kms) is connected by flights to major cities in India.
Rajgir is connected by rail but it’s a small station, where Bakhtiyarpur Jn (55 Kms) is directly connected to major cities of India.
Rajgir is connected by road to Patna 102 km, Nalanda 12 km, Gaya 62 km, Pawapuri 38 km, Bakhtiyarpur 55 Kms.
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