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31°c

AQI 58

Gaya, Bihar, India

Gaya is known for its religious significance as a major pilgrimage site for Buddhists and Hindus, and visitors come to pay their respects at the Mahabodhi Temple and to perform rituals for their ancestors at the Vishnupad Temple.

Gaya is popular for

Bodh Gaya

Ancient Temples

Natural Beauty

Mahabodhi Temple

Local Cuisine

Handicrafts

Gaya in next 3 month

jan

6/28°C

AQI 229
feb

11/33°C

AQI 218
mar

16/35°C

AQI 116
apr

19/44°C

AQI 91
may

21/44°C

AQI 92
jun

26/44°C

AQI 84
jul

25/38°C

AQI 49
aug

25/35°C

AQI 55
sep

24/35°C

AQI 59
oct

18/34°C

AQI 97
nov

13/31°C

AQI 252
dec

10/29°C

AQI 236

July in Gaya remains hot with occasional rain showers and high air pollution levels.

Usual trip duration

2-3 days

A 2-3 day trip to Gaya allows you to explore the city's rich history and cultural heritage. You can visit the Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, and other important Buddhist sites, as well as take a day trip to nearby attractions such as Rajgir and Nalanda.

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Affordable with some expensive options

Ideas to plan your trip

Mahabodhi Temple: Explore ancient Buddhist spirituality 🕉️

Bodhi Tree Visit: Find enlightenment under sacred tree 🌳

Vishnupad Temple: Experience divine Hindu pilgrimage 🙏

River Phalgu Ghat: Witness religious rituals on banks 🌊

Pitru Paksha Ceremony: Participate in traditional ancestor worship 🕯️

Traditional Cooking Class: Learn authentic Bihari culinary art 🍲

City Heritage Walk: Discover Gaya's historical landmarks 🏛️

Local Handicraft Shopping: Collect unique handmade souvenirs 🛍️

Rural Village Tour: Immerse in local rural lifestyle 🏞️

Sattaparni Cave Excursion: Uncover ancient rock-cut sanctuaries 🕍

Places to visit

temple

historical

hot spring

hill

museum

cave

planetarium

river

Mahabodhi Temple

TEMPLE

Buddhist pilgrimage site

Vishnupad Temple

TEMPLE

Hindu pilgrimage site

Bodhi Tree

HISTORICAL

Sacred fig tree

Brahmayoni Temple

TEMPLE

Religious significance

Mangla Gauri Temple

TEMPLE

Ancient Hindu temple

Chinese Temple

TEMPLE

Chinese architectural influence

Surya Kund

HOT SPRING

Holy hot spring

Ramshila Hill

HILL

Religious significance

Gaya Art Museum

MUSEUM

Local art and culture

Brahmayoni Hill

HILL

Spiritual significance

Vishnupad Mandir

TEMPLE

Hindu pilgrimage site

Brahmayoni Cave

CAVE

Religious caves

Gaya Planetarium

PLANETARIUM

Astronomy education

Sujata River

RIVER

Tranquil natural beauty

Brahmayoni

HISTORICAL

Religious significance

Places to eat

Restaurant Gaya

DELHI FRIED CHICKEN

PIND BALLUCHI A VILLAGE RESTAURANT

Paprika Fine Dine Pure Veg Restaurant

Gaya Restaurant

Matangi

Yo! China

Happy Birthday Restaurant

Gaya

BrooD's play N Eat

The Spice Affair

FUJIYA GREEN RESTAURANT

Khushi Family Restaurant

Biryani Corner

Annapurna Restaurant at hotel Royal SURYA

SHRI LALA HOTEL