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Vaishali

Bihar | India
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Vaishali is categorised as Heritage / Pilgrimage


Shanti Stupa Vaishali (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Vaishali Ancient City (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Shanti Stupa Vaishali (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Vaishali, a quiet hamlet steeped in legend, set amidst lush paddy fields. Named after King Visala, it was the capital of the Lichhavis,
  • It is believed to be one of the earliest republics of the world, having an elected body of representatives and an efficient administration, as early as 6th century BC.
  • Vaishali is significant to both Buddhists and Jains. Lord Buddha preached his first sermon, and announced his impending Nirvana, here.
  • To commemorate the importance of the site, Emperor Ashoka erected one of his famous pillars. Vaishali is also the birthplace of Lord Mahavira.
  • One hundred years after the Buddha's 'parinirvana', 700 monks from all over North India, assembled here, to discuss the 10 points of 'vinaya', the rule of conduct, under dispute.
  • Vaishali became the venue of the second Buddhist council. Two stupas were erected to recall this event
Recommendations
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Patna (62 kms), Gaya (163 kms), Bodhgaya (171 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Patna (62 kms), Nalanda (129 kms), Rajgir (140 kms)

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Patna to Vaishali visit and backRs. 2465

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Special features listings for destinations within 100 kms of vaishali

  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Vaishali is where Buddha preached his last sermon before his death. Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda) built by the Nipponzan Myohoji sect of Japan is a major monument in Vaushali where a small part of the Buddhas relics found in Vaisali have been enshrined
    Monastery
    Buddhist Monastery
    0
    Vaishali Ancient city is a series of escavations that depicts and celebrates life of Buddha who spent a lot of time around the area.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
    1
    Lord Mahavir was born on the outskirts Vaishali and lived in Vaishali till he was 22. A large temple is being built now at this place.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    5

Destinations within reach from Vaishali

  • Patna ( 62 Km )

    Patna is the state capital of state of Bihar. Bihar has been home of religious leaders like more

  • Nalanda ( 129 Km )

    Nalanda, the renowned erstwhile center of Buddhist learning and now a destination of Buddhist more

  • Rajgir ( 140 Km )

    An important pilgrimage center for Buddhists, Hindus and Jains, Rajgir is visited by pilgrims from more

  • Gaya ( 163 Km )

    Gaya (100 kms from Patna) is a major pilgrimage centre in Bihar having number of significant more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Patna,Bihar,India

January
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February
27°C / 12°C
March
34°C / 19°C
April
39°C / 25°C
May
40°C / 29°C
June
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July
37°C / 29°C
August
36°C / 28°C
September
35°C / 26°C
October
32°C / 19°C
November
28°C / 15°C
December
25°C / 12°C

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Nearest Airport in Vaishali
  • Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narayan Airport ( PAT ) , Patna-62 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Vaishali
  • Patna ( PNBE ), Patna-62 Kms
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