Nalanda represents rich ancient legacy of knowledge in Bihar. Founded in the 5th century AD, Nalanda constitutes the most ancient university in the region. From Patna, one has to cover just 90 km to reach Nalanda. Buddha used to visit this place occasionally. Hieun Tsang stayed here in the 7th century AD and he is the one who created the atmosphere for further studies in the region. He is the one who established the excellence of education system and practicing of monastic life.
What to See in Nalanda
- Ancient University
- Nalanda University Ruins Archeological Complex
- Nalanda Archeological Museum