Vikramaśīla University Tourism & Travel Guide

Vikramashila in Bihar is an ancient site which is about 40 kilometres from the city of Bhagalpur. This was once a seat of great Buddhist learning in the form of the Vikramashila University. It was built in the 8th Century during the rule of the Pala Kings. Presently this site is complete ruins. The Vikramashila University was a place to learn Tantric Buddhism and was very popular even then. It is said that inside this temple complex you will find as many as 108 temples and a life size replica of the Boshi tree. This place is now famous just for the university ruins along those of the temple. It is now an open site where you will still find the entrance of the university.
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Trips and Itineraries for Vikramaśīla University

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Weekend Getaways from Vikramaśīla University 

Best time to visit - October- April
Often called as the "Queen of all Hill Stations", this is one of the most popular in the whole world. This place is wrapped by everything beautiful nature has blessed the Earth with. Darjeeling is located in the lap of the Mountain Kanchenjunga and crowned by the mighty Himalayas, there is tranquility everywhere you see. There is the bright red hue of blooming rhododendrons, the peaceful white of the magnolias and also the silvery white firs all spread over the hills and the stretches of hills covered with the emerald color tea bushes. If you are out during the early mornings, the clouds will cross across your face. This is a perfect place for a tourist, ornithologist, trekker, a photographer and children too. The famous toytrain of Darjeeling is now a Heritage of Bengal. The other nearby attractions are Mirik, Mall, Batasia Loop, Kurseong, Kalimpong and Dooars Valley. A trip to this beautiful place is sure to fetch you a lot of memories to be etched in your heart forever.


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