Gaya Pilgrimage

Hindu Pilgrimage | Shakti Peetha

Vishnupad Temple (Photo Courtesy: Keymaker31)

Patna is capital of Bihar. Gaya (100 kms from Patna) is a major pilgrimage centre in Bihar having number of significant temples:
* Prapitaamaheshwara Temple at Gaya is a 11th century Lord Shiva temple
* Mangla Gauri Temple at Gaya is dedicated to Shakti, and is one of the 51 Shakti Peetha.  
* Vishnupaada Temple has Vishnu's footprint stamped on a rock
* Dakshinaarka Sun Temple is Gaya was built in the 13th century
Gaya has a few small hotels. Guests preferring mid-segment or premium stays must look at options in Bodhgaya (10 kms).
Recommended stay Duration - 1 night

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