The Buddhist trail is one of the most popular travel itineraries in India. Every year, visitors from all around the world explore these primary sights related to the rise of Buddhism in India. The religion having a worldwide recognition has its roots hidden in different corners of India. From Bodh Gaya where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment to places where he and his disciples went to preach the lessons of this religion, you’ll find a glorious Buddhist Stupa dedicated to spread the message of world peace and love.
These stupas, old and new are known for the lovely designs. Some of them listed below are the most beautiful ones.
World Peace Pagoda, Rajgir
After attaining enlightenment, Lord Buddha spent his days meditating on the mountains of Rajgir. Today, a beautiful Buddhist stupa stands on this hill along with a majestic Japanese Temple in the adjacent. The journey to this stupa is only possible through an adventurous 20 minute ride on a chair car.
Traveling Tips – Rajgir is part of the Buddhist trail that starts from Bodh Gaya and goes all the way to Nepal. If you have less time in hand, you can also explore Sarnath, Bodh Gaya, Rajgir and Nalanda in one go.
Stay – Rajgir is filled with stay options in every budget range. You will also find government rest-house along with luxury resorts here.
Apart from these, you can also visit a number of different stupas with history attached to Buddhism. Some of the important ones are World Peace Pagoda of Vaishali, Shanti Stupa of Darjeeling, Ramabhar Stupa of Kushinagar, Namgyalma Stupa of Dharamshala, Clement Town Stupa of Dehradun and Amaravati Stupa.