Bhagalpur is a city of historical importance on the southern banks of the river Ganges in the Indian state of Bihar. It is also known as the Silk City. Bhagalpur is among the oldest cities in Bihar. It derives its name from ‘Bhagduttpuram‘, which translates as ‘City of Good Luck‘. Bhagalpur is one of the prime Buddhist destinations in India and is home to a large number of religious and historic tourist attractions.
Vikramshila University

The ruins of the Vikramsilauniversity flourished from the 9th century CE till the 13th century CE. The entire university is spread is over an area of more than a hundred acres.

Nathnagar temple also known as VasupujyaJinalaya with the shrines of Shantinath and MahaviraJina among other shrines is considered very sacred by Jains as it is believed that the 12th Tirthankara Vasupujya was born at Nathnagar.
Mandar Hills

Mandar Hill is an 800 ft high granite hill that is believed to be used by the gods during the churning of the oceans using the serpent as a rope, to get ‘Amrit‘.
Vasupujya Swami Jain Temple

Vasupujya Swami Jain Temple is revered by the Swetambara sect of Jain devotees. This is a modern temple thoroughly decorated with marble inlay work and colored ceramic tiles.

This Shiva temple is believed to be built around the 16th century by HarinathBharati. In the Shravan, the festival lacks people to visit the temple and collect the Ganga water to proceed further to Deoghar to offer the same.
Colganj Rock Cut Temple

The ruins of the glorious past that remained under the patronage of the Gupta Empire from the 5th to 6th century are depicted in the walls and rock-cut cravings of Colganj temple.

During the peak month of July-August Sultanganj is visited by pilgrims to collect the holy water of the north-flowing Ganges.

‘Kuppa‘ means a tunnel or cave and ‘ghat‘ means located on the river bank. There is a cave at Kuppaghat where Maharishi Mehipractised the Yoga of Inner Sound for several months.
Ghuran Peer Baba

People from different faiths such as Hindu, Muslims, Sikhs, Parsi, and Christians assemble every Friday to seek the blessings of 'Peer Baba'. It is believed that peer Baba is blessed with the divine powers of the lord. The place is famous among people of all faiths and a must-visit.
Burhanath Mandir

Budhanath Temple is a Shiva temple located at Bhagalpur, on the banks of the sacred Ganga.
Best Time To Visit Bhagalpur

The best time to explore Bhagalpur is between December to mid-February. During the months the season is relatively cool and the environment is at its full bloom. It is the perfect time to explore the area. The time is also perfect for out­of­doors activities and for visiting the major tourist attractions. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bhagalpur, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 37.6°C with temperatures rarely dropping below 28.9°C at night.

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