Location: Nalanda District of Bihar, 100 kms. from Patna
Major Attractions: Vishwa Shanti Stupa, Hot Springs, Griddhakuta or Vultures Peak, Ashoka Stupa Peak, Jivaka's Mango Garden, Swarna Bhandar & Jain Temples
Best Time to Visit: October to February. From mid-December to the end of January, temperature here ranges from 5 degree C to 15 degree C. May and June are hot and the mercury goes up to 46 degree C. It's monsoon time towards the end of June.
Clothing for Rajgir: Light cotton in summer and woolen in winter (especially during November to January).
Just 100 kms away from the state capital Patna, Rajgir is a famous tourist as well as pilgrimage spot for travelers visiting the state of Bihar. Bestowed with a rich historic past, Rajgir draws pilgrims, common tourists and adventure seekers from far and near. Rajgir is sacred place to the Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Muslims. Lord Mahavir spent 14 rainy seasons in Rajgir and Nalanda between 527-497 BC. He gave his first sermon on Vipula Hill. Each hill of Rajgir is associated with various Tirthankars. Therefore, there are Jain temples on all the hills of Rajagriha.
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