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Mahabodhi Temple

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Mahabodhi Temple is one of the ancient and most important shrines of India. Located at Bodhgaya, Mahabodhi Mahavihara Temple is easily accessible from the major towns and cities of Bihar. The nearest airport is located at Patna that lies at a...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mahabodhi temple is simply peaceful, I could feel the love, was a great experience! If you come to bodh gaya it’s an absolute must to visit this age old temple :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Georgioos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful temple complex with very nice vibes. You are not allowed to carry mobile phones, big bags etc inside the temple complex. The main temple, the bodhi tree, the various places where Lord Buddha meditated after arriving nirvana are well marked. Can easily...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank asvidh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Bodhgaya for 3 days and visited the Mahabodhi temple several times. The experience is surreal. It is difficult to express the feeling in words. The temple complex is large and devotees from all over the world come here to meditate and pray....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the holiest shrines of Buddhism. The place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment. Mahabodhi temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site. ( 1 of 2 in Bihar) Built in the 3rd century by King Asoka. The compound is serene with monks constantly chanting next...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SharadSud-Gurgaon
Reviewed 9 November 2018

It goes without saying that this place is very peaceful. It is kept spotlessly clean. Very important tip is not to carry your valuables because you have to deposit everything in lockers before entering the temple. However, these lockers are safe as they give you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mallika231
Reviewed 2 November 2018

very lucky to visit this place, we have seen place where lord buddha got enlightened very happy to see that place, like other temples here there no pandits present ( no demand of money to see idol and for worship) very simple only there one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Amitofoi,Buddha was enlightenment here Mahabodhi Temple!!! We lucky worship here once in a life time a Holy place .pls visit here when you are Varanasi is 6 hours drive ! You can see people from around the world 🌎 visit here and pray Amitofoi....please stay...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hewolivia
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It's a wonderful place for you to feel the energy of so many people of so many different religions praying/meditating/worshiping together. A must go in India! And for free! In case you want to take your camera, you'll have to pay Rs100, if it's a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped by this temple/campus while returning from from Gaya to Varanasi (its half an hour drive from Gaya). One needs at least 2,3 hours to do justice to this place, as there is security check point (mobile/bag/chappal) all to be deposited. Camera allowed on fee,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank aski_online
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This is a landmark place of worship and being here was a great experience. Security is very tight and cameras are not allowed inside the complex. The campus is very clean and totally free of litter & plastic. The legendary bodhi tree is located here....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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No ,it is similar to phone.Only camera and GoPro is allowed.If you take charger by mistake,they do screening and security check and won’t allow charger also.They will send you back to deposit it.The other idea of taking your... More
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Response from surajs64 | Reviewed this property |
camera size is OK. you need to pay some nominal fee. you will find medium size crowd but very discplile. During late evening..canvass for photography of temple and surrounding will be awesome in full moon .Weather will be... More