Bodhgaya, Bihar, India
Author: Teemu Kiiski (public domain)
Places of Interest in Bodhgaya
- Bodhi Tree
This tree is believed to be the direct descendent of the one under which Buddha attained Enlightenment.
- Burmese Temple
Temple built by Burmese Buddhist in the style of a Bagan stupa.
- Chinese Temple
Temple built by Chinese Buddhists featuring a 200-year-old Buddha statue from China.
- Japanese Temple
Temple built by Japanese Buddhists in Bodhgaya featuring a 25-meter (82-feet) seated Buddha statue.
- Mahabodhi Temple
Main temple in Bodhgaya, located on the site where Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment.
- Thai Monastery
Monastery built by Thai Buddhists, in the style of a traditional Thai wat.
- Tibetan Monastery
Tibetan style Buddhist monastery with prayer wheels and red-robed monks.