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Buxar Tourism

Buxar is a very important city of the Indian state of Bihar. Located on the holy river Ganga, it is a famous spiritual place. It is famous for its local fairs. The city has been a witness to many historic evidences. The city also has a mention in Ram Charitra manas. The city is a very significant place for Lord Rama Devotees. A number of epic stories linked with lord Rama has taken place in this very part of Bihar. Traveling to this part can give to you insight into the rich cultural heritage of the region that has been preserved since ages. The months between December to February is opt and comfortable to visit and have the maximum fun during the trip to Buxar.

Important Numbers & Tourist Information

Tourism in BuxarBihar State Tourism Development Corporation
(A Govt.of Bihar Undertaking)
Bir Chand Patel Path, Patna.
PIN-800 001, Bihar. India.
Toll Free Number - 1800-3456-112,+916122506048,+916122506075
Phone: +91-612-2225411,
Fax: +91-612-2506218.
Email: contact@bstdc.gov.in, bihardarshan2014@gmail.com

Places of Interest In and Around Buxar

Buxar with its rich historical heritage is a must visit destination in Bihar. The city with an ancient history have a few very famous historic places one would always love to visit and feel the vibes and presence of historic past in those places. Pleasant free flowing Ganga river further add to the charm of this place in Bihar.

Katkauli Ka Maidan in Buxar
Katkauli Ka Maidan

Katkauli Ka Maidan : It is one of the most famous heritage of Buxar. The ground is visited by numberous visitors as well as the local people. Its the same place where the Battle of Buxar was fought in 1764. The ground is located on the outskirts of Buxar on Patna highway. A victory memorial raised by the British bears testimony to the battle.

Sita Ram Upadhaya Museum: The best way to learn about the complete history of Buxar is by visiting Sita Ram Upadhaya Museum. The Museum was made in 1979. It is the house of many archeological pieces, coins, and manuscripts. The terracotta of Mauryan and Shungan dynasty is worth appreciation. The Museum remains close on Mondays and on all special days.

Panchkoshi Parikrama : It ia a famous religious place which is supposed to be visited once in a year. The five days ritual is performed in this holy place by halting here for 5 days. During the stay every one is supposed to cook there know very famus litti bhata of Buxar.

The Chausa Hoard : This place is famous for its Chausa Mangoes. It is known to be the first bronze hoard discovered in Ganga valley. It in all consists of 18 jain bronze. This Hoard consists of Dharmachakra which is supported by Yakshis, supported by Makaras, a Kalpvriksha and 16 teerthankaras of Jains.

Buxar Fort: This is one of the historic monument in Buxar. It was made by king Rudra Deo in 1054 A.D.

Famous temples in BuxarNaulakha Mandir: It is of the most beautiful temple in Buxar. The architecture of this temple is enough to catch the eyes and attention of the visiting tourists.

Ahilya Uddhar: It is located at a distance of 3 kms from Buxar. It is famous for the ashram of Rishi Gautam. The place has a significant value in ancient history and has a mention in Ram chritra Manas for Lord Rama freed Devi Ahilya from the curse at this place.

Ram Rekha Ghat : It is a place of high religious importance for the reason that it was once crossed by Lord Rama, and hence its name is dedicated to lord Rama. The Ghat is build over the River Ganga.

Brahameshwar Nath temple : It is a very famous lord Shiva Temple and is located at a distance of 30 kms from Buxar. People come here to offer special prayers to Lord Shiva. A large crowd could be seen on Mahashivratri.

Nath Baba Temple: It is located on river Gangain Charitravan. Apart from being a holy place it is a perfect place to hangout with friends and family.

Raja Bhoj Fort: Raja Bhoj Fort was built by Raja Bhoj. It is a famous historical monument in district Buxar.

Bihariji temple: It is a very beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Siddhashram: It is that the holy place where Rishi Vishwamitra along with 80000 other saints reside. Lord Rama and Laxma killed demons Mareech and Subahu here only.

How to Reach Buxar ?

Transport in Buxar
Buxar Railway Station

Due to its strategic location Buxar is well connected to other major cities of India by railways. From here you can catch trains for many parts of Bihar and India. The nearest airport is Patna airport. From Buxar you can take taxi to reach Patna. The roadways is also well developed and the city is connected by cities like Varanasi and Patna efficiently.

Where to Stay in Buxar ?

There are a few good hotels and lodges in Buxar to make a comfortable stay. The hotels are very economic and will not be heavy on your pocket. The hotels in Buxar provide all the basic facilities in a very economic price. You can also opt for better facilties for a higher price. The hotels in Buxar maintains neatness and cleanliness. You can get fair good services for just a cost between Rs500 to Rs 1000.

Hotel Ambassador
Address: Sh 13, Buxar Ho, Buxar - 802101

Apsara Hotel
Address: Station Road, Buxar Gajadhar Ganj, Buxar - 802103
Phone Number: +(91)-7428414573, 9431083521

Jai Narayan Goel Smriti Bhavan
Address: Satyadeo Ganj, Buxar Ho, Buxar – 802101

Where to Shop in Buxar ?

Places to shop in Buxar
Shopping in Buxar

Though Buxar is not a very good shopping destination. But the place is famous for its good quality leather products specially shoes which are its specialty. The various timber goods and furniture are also worth appreciation. It is also famous for its various varieties of rice and wheat. The Pithora paintings which are the most important handicraft of Buxar is a must buy item. Also the central jail manufactured items like carpets etc are a good option to look out for. The famous shopping destinations in Buxar is Naya Bazaar where you can get all the famous and regular stuff in Buxar.

Buxar is a mix of historic and spiritual places. A number of epic stories are related with this place. So if interested to visit famous locations of the epic stories, Buxar is a must visit.

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