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Nalanda University, Patna

Categories: Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
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 a very beautiful place! The excavations are impressive to see and the explanations of a local guide (300INR) were sufficient to understand some more of the place's history. 
  • Situated at a distance of around 100km south of patna , it's a very nice place for a day visit or you can just have an hour or two there from yourschedule if you are visiting rajgir. 
  • On 26 sept 2016 I Was @ Ruins of Ancient Nalanda University & the museum run by Archeological Survey of India, used services of a Old Person as Guide who explained in detail to me the planning, method...  read more »
  • 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.
  • Where are the nine storeys? someone please lodge a complaint for the missing floors at the nearest police station, my brother was on the ninth floor where is he now?
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