Rohtas has been a part of various great empires in different instance of the history. The
history of the city starts from the pre-historic era. Consequently, it is relatively natural
that the place is home to a number of historical monuments related to some of the
greatest rulers of India. The district of Rohtas enjoys an interesting history and becomes
one of the top places to be visited in Bihar. People enjoying the historical information
can book Rohtas holiday packages and explore various important things of their choice.
Tourist Attractions in & around Rohtas
Rohtas is an important destination in Bihar featuring a number of tourist attractions and
having a rich history. You can come across some historical and religious sites. These
sites have great relevance for people residing in Bihar.
Situated in the western outskirts of Sasaram, the mausoleum is situated within a large
excavated lake. Hexagonal in shape, this beautiful mausoleum is built using
Tomb of Hasan Khan Sur:
Also known as Sukha Rauza, it is located in the heart of the Sasaram town. This is the
mausoleum of Sher Shah Suri's father and an excellent example of Afghani
Situated along the western bank of Sone River, Rohtasgarh Fort is an important
destination of the district. The fort has been named after prince Rohitashva, the son of
the famous Puranic King Harishchandra. Inside the fort, you can come across important
structures like Baradari, Rang Mahal, Shish Mahal, Phool Mahal and a grave of a saint.
This is a temple of Lord Shiva, which is just 1 km from away from Rohtas Fort. This
place is also known as Bawan Talab due to being surrounded by 52 Ponds in past.
Tomb of Chandan Shaheed:
Situated on the peak of the Chandan Shaheed hill, this tomb was constructed during the
reign of Mughal ruler Jehangir.
Tara Chandi Hill:
Situated 1 km away from Chandan Sheed Hill, Tara Chandi Hill is named after a local
goddess Tara Chandi. An image of the goddess is craved over a rock and worshipped
by the local people.
Best Time to Visit Rohtas
The best season for Rohtas travel is in winters during months of October and March as
this time is really perfect for visiting this destination. Summer comes in April and lasts till
June with an average temperature between 23°C and 40°C. Monsoon arrives in July
and continues till September with regular rainfall. Winter lasts between November and
February and temperature reaches between 16°C and 28°C making the weather quite
refreshing and cool. This is the best time for Rohtas tour.
How to Reach Rohtas
Rohtas travel is a wonderful experience as this place enjoys great connectivity with rest
of India through all means of transportation, including air, rail and road. If you have
plans to go for Rohtas trip then get the information about how to reach there before
booking Rohtas holiday packages.
To travel Rohtas by air, you have to choose Gaya Airport as destination. It is located at
a distance of 138 km from here. The city is connected with destinations like, Delhi,
Kolkata, Mumbai, and few others through all major airlines. On arrival at the airport, you
can take bus or car on rent to reach Rohtas.
Rohtas is an important railway station of Bihar, which is well connected with railway
network of India. The two major railway stations that connect it with rest of India are
Dehri on Sone and Sasaram. Several express & superfast trains arrive and depart from
Rohtas is connected with rest of Bihar & nearby states through excellent network of
roads. Places like Patna, Dehri, Bikramganj and Sasaram are easily connected to it with