Rajgir has been a hub of several spiritual faiths and one can come across several
tourist attractions here that are associated with other religions.
Gymnasium of Jarasandh:
Jarasandh was an important character of Mahabharat and his gym is at Rajgir. Though
historically it can't be proved yet but the local belief has been accepted by all.
It is a major attraction at Rajgir. There is a fort built by Ajatshatru, who ruled Magadha
and also built one Stupa.
Situated at an altitude of 400 meters, Shanti Stupa is a beautiful and serene place to
visit in Rajgir. It is built with marble and adorned by four sculptures of Lord Buddha from
four side-corners. This Stupa can be reach through a ropeway.
The Cyclopean wall is a Pre-Maurayan structure, which is built with stones. It is a key
tourist attraction of the place.
This is a beautiful monastery & an artificial forest that was donated to Lord Buddha by
Bimbisar – one of his disciples. It is a serene place and must visit attraction of the town.
It is the place where son of Bimbisar, Ajatshatru imprisoned his father. King Bimbisar
chose this place for his imprisonment so that he could see Lord Buddha daily from here.
In and around Rajgir hill, you can across 26 temples that can be reached by trekking
through the mountain.
Chariot Route Marks:
The strange rock cut in the form of two parallel grooves deep into rock for around 30
feet are worth visiting. As per the local beliefs, the cut is the path of Lord Krishna's
These are hot springs that are not manmade but natural. You can take always find hot
water in this place during any season.