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Vikramshila Ruins

NH-80, Antichak Village | Kahalgaon Block, Bhagalpur, India
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Ruins of an ancient university

Excellent site, but government needs to promote this and make an approach road for interest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gautam V
Large excavated 9th century Buddhist university

Very interesting large complex of a ruined early university. Mainly Buddhist but also mixed in with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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NH-80, Antichak Village | Kahalgaon Block, Bhagalpur, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent site, but government needs to promote this and make an approach road for interest tourists.

Thank Gautam V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting large complex of a ruined early university. Mainly Buddhist but also mixed in with Hindu elements. It is where the Mahayana school of Buddhism began during the Pala era .There are extensive ruins and some interesting carvings. Not as old as the university...More

Thank annelainea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very old monumental structure. You just surprised to get here.everyone must like it if he has interest in history.

Thank deblisa2017
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

it was nice to visit their. It was a very good experience for me. I came to know about the history related to it. Although it needs facility of some guides.

Thank sulpa
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We live in Bhagalpur which is near this place. Vikramshila University is the pride of Bihar. Being one of the oldest university in the world, this place deserves all the importance from the tourists. We usually like to go there in January. The place has...More

1  Thank shwetajha2201
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It is the oldest university for Buddhists learning, It is roughly 40-45 kms always from bhagalpur, best time to visit this place is during the month of November

Thank Rishabh D
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It is roughly 40 kms from Bhagalpur city. Its well connected by road. Although roads are narrow but kind of decent. A police station is just near by this monument. Ruins of vikramshila university consists of stupa, a place of worship. And around stupa you...More

1  Thank kgt7
Reviewed 9 May 2016

this place is definitely worth a visit if you are in bhagalpur or nearby. the vikramshila is probably one of the most ancient university in the world. once you visit this place you will realise why india used to be the education hub in ancient...More

Thank nk900
Reviewed 28 June 2015

this is one of the oldest university in the world. I visit this place almost every year in winter breaks ,which is one of the busiest times for this place as people choose this spot for picnic. If you visit here for the first time...More

Thank krishnajha
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I visited this hisatorical place twice. There is a number of monuments like building which gives complete idea about architectures of vikramshila university. There is main stupa at the centre made up of stones.

3  Thank navneetbgs50
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