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Vishnupad Temple, Gaya

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Built in 1787, Vishnupad Temple is famed for containing the "footprint" of Visnhu. Non-Hindus cannot enter the actual temple, but the surrounding alleys provide plenty of things to see--walk along the river's edge to see devotees bathe and, sometimes, conduct funeral services. Before you head to Gaya, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Gaya travel itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Gaya has to offer, including Vishnupad Temple.
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  • The place has a great value in Hindu Mythology. Lord Vishnu's footprint is still visible on a stone which is worshiped by millions of devotees along the year.  more »
  • According to legends a demon king "gayasur" lived in this area. The citizens were terrorized by him so they prayed to Lord Vishnu to protect them. Lord Vishnu appeared in form Lord gadadhar and steppe...  more »
  • I feel very relaxed from mind after visiting Vishnupad Temple.The evening Maha Aarti,darshan of original footprints,the architecture of the temple,the chanting of mantras n rush of people truly attrac...  more »

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