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Nalanda University, Patna

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Tour the impressive ruins of a large Buddhist monastery complex of the ancient kingdom of Magadha at Nalanda University, an archeological museum and a World Heritage Site. Huge red brick walls, stupas and pavilions, gardens and ponds, once housed up to 10,000 students and over 2,000 faculty members. Check out well-preserved erotic carvings figures and sculptures. Spanning 14 hectares (35 acres) current under excavation, this university established in 450 provided a learning environment for generations of students up until the end of the 12th century and was the longest running university in Indian history. An international centre for Buddhist studies established here in 1951 provides information about the site. Add Nalanda University and other attractions to your Patna trip itinerary using our Patna family vacation planner.
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  • Nalanda is famous for being the first university in the world i.e. Nalanda University. It is being said that there were around ten thousand students from all over the world studying at the same time. ...  more »
  • Nalanda is the very famous and beautiful place and very clean place. Nalanda is the very famous university in india  more »
  • Nalanda university is one of the oldest universities in india of the Magadha kingdom which was teaching Buddhism Hinduism and other scriptures related to it it was established in the 6th century BC an...  more »
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