Rajgir City Guide

Known as ‘Rajagriha’ or the ‘Abode of Kings’, the city of Rajgir in Bihar, surrounded by beautiful hills is known for its numerous religious sites as well as tourist destinations. Due to its association with Lord Buddha as well as Lord Mahavira, it is considered to be a sacred place by Hindus, Buddhists as well as Jains, and attracts hordes of pilgrims from all over the country as well as from outside. Its proximity to the renowned Nalanda University and numerous weekend getaways make it one of the most sought after tourist spot in the state of Bihar. It is home to the Vishwa Shanti Stupa, one of the tallest peace pagodas in the world that can be reached via an Aerial Ropeway, one of the largest revenue generating units of Rajgir. Its strategic location, easy accessibility and well organised network of transport, efficient administration and utility services, excellent healthcare services contribute in making this city one of the most rapidly developing cities in Bihar. The rich culture and traditions, lavis