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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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TripAdvisor
  • Awesome place....must visit...a landmark of highly developed ancient civilization in bihar...and the largest University 
  • good to see historical place. Nalanda university was very famous. small town.....more cleaning is required. 
  • Nice place to visit to get into the history and to get relaxation and it connects your soul with your body nice place to enjoy with family and friends 
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  • Wonderful: - History Recreating itself by starting this World class University of Nalanda. Thanks Late Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam for giving this Wonderful Idea for Recreating This University. By this University India again know the Place for Knowledge.
  • The best kumar gupt nalanda
  • Nalanda the oldest university in the world. Masterpiece of the ancient world, it was an active center of education located about 88 km south- east of patna in bhiar , northeastern India & not far form what is today the southern border of Nepal. Scholars came form all over the world to study philosophy, medicine, astronomy & others subjects.
  • It is an oldest University in INDIA. Once upon a time there was read many students all over India & Other Country.But now it is a national heritage
  • Nice and silent place , perfect for visiting