Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur, Paharpur

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Visit Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to see incredible carved decorations in stone and terracotta. The ruins' architecture contains some important historical and artistic masterpieces, such as the murals on the outside walls, which show how Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism influenced the site's creation. See over 60 sculptures of Hindu deities at the base of the shrine, and inspect cells where monks used to meditate. Visit the onsite museum, which provides more historical information and displays some recovered artifacts. Before you head to Paharpur, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Paharpur online day trip planner , to make sure you see all that Paharpur has to offer, including Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur.
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  • Very impressive remains. The place is a little hard to get to by public transport but well worth it.  more »
  • A nice historical place of Bangladesh. This place Not only a good research place for archaeologist or historic place place lovers but also its a nice day out place for all ages people. Its a big open ...  more »
  • Cleanliness is the problem, traveling is very tough almost 10-11hours journey one way from Dhaka by road.Accommodation is the problem.  more »
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