Bhagalpur is one of the oldest cities of Bihar. It is also known as the 'Silk City'. The place holds religious and historical significance and it is home of a large number of tourist attractions. The city is situated on the banks of river Ganges and boasts of highly fertile land. Presently, it serves as the educational hub of Bihar. Bhagalpur is also one of the most popular Buddhist destinations in India. By booking Bhagalpur holiday packages, you can enjoy a relaxing weekend.
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Situated close to the River Ganges, Sultanganj is a popular religious site 26 km away from Bhagalpur. A large number of pilgrims visit this place to carry on a trek to Deoghar in month of Shrwana from Hindi calender.
Mandar Hill is located 30 km away from Bhagalpur and is known for its fabulous background. The hill is also mentioned in Hindu Mythology, as per which, 'Samudra- Manthan' was carried out in the place. Along with mythological importance, the hill is also renowned for its rock cut sculptures that portray various Brahmanical images.
Colganj Rock Cut Temples:
Colganj Temple is renowned for its rock cut carvings, which date back to Gupta period (5th-7th Century CE). These carvings portray a number of god and goddesses of different religious believes, including Hindu, Buddhist and Jain. The remains of these structures can be seen in Bhagalpur district of Bihar.