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Gaya was established as a city in 1865, but the history of this places dates back to long back in time. The city is one of the most holy places for the followers of Buddhism. Bodhgaya is the place where Buddha sat under the Bodhi tree and attained supreme knowledge and enlightenment. The city has various such spots where Buddha stayed or spent a few days thus leaving his mark and making it spiritually an important destination.
This full day walking tour takes you through the city of Gaya exploring the places which make Gaya what it is today. Starting with the Mahabodhi tree, a banyan tree sitting under which Gautama attained became Buddha, the Enlightened One.
Moving further to Animesh Lochan Chaitya, a place where Buddha spent one week looking towards the great Bodhi tree out of gratitude, without blinking his eyes. Also we shall se Chankramana, the sacred spot of the Buddha’s meditative perambulations during the third week after the enlightenment. There is famous story that wherever the Buddha put his feet lotus sprang up.
Our next destination will be Ratnagarh where Buddha spent one week, where it is believed that five colors came out of his body. Besides these there are a lot more places to see, comprising of various monasteries & temples.
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