Vaishali Tour Packages gives you a trip to Vaishali located in the state of Bihar in India. Vaishali takes its name from the King Vishal from the Mahabharata times. It is an important Buddhist pilgrimage centre and it is believed that Lord Buddha visited this place three times. He delivered his last sermon here and also declared his Nirvana here. The second Buddhist Council was held here after his death. This place is said to be the first republic in the world. Vaishali Tour Packages takes you to this place which was ruled by the Lichchavi clan in the sixth century. It is said that the last tirthankar of Jainism, Mahavira was born near Vaishali. Mahavira had renounced the world after fasting for two days under an Ashoka tree in Vaishali. Ambapali was a great dancer who took sanyas to follow the path of Buddha in Vaishali. Visit this place with great history with the Vaishali Tour Packages.
Many tourists visit this ancient town as it is popular and is mentioned in mythologies and historical publications. It is a famous destination for the Buddhists and Jains. Book the Vaishali Tour Packages to make a trip to this ancient town which is once said to have had 7707 parks and lotus ponds. There are many monasteries, stupas and ancient structures that stand here as a testimony to old times. See the sites of interest such as Relic Stupa, Ananda Stupa, World Peace Pagoda and Kutagarasala Vihara.
See the Ashoka Pillar which was built by Emperor Ashoka, with the Vaishali Tour Packages. This pillar was made from a single piece of red sandstone and is 18.3 meter high. There is a lion figure on top of the pillar and a small tank near the pillar called Ramkund. This pillar commemorates Buddha's last sermon and is of great importance. The Bawan Pokhar temple is an old temple made in the Pala period and there are several images of the Hindu gods here. Visit these tourist sites by booking the Vaishali Tour Packages.
Other sites of interest to see in Vaishali are the Buddha Stupa I and Buddha Stupa II. Buddha Stupa I is where one eighth of the sacred ashes of Lord Buddha were enshrined in a stone casket. Buddha Stupa II led to discovery of another casket containing the ashes of Lord Buddha. Abhiskek Pushkarn is a tank that contains water that is said to be sacred. Kundalpur is the birthplace of Lord Mahavira who was a Jain Tirthankar. One can visit Kundalpur which is just four kilometers from here with Vaishali Tour Packages.
Raja Vishal ka Garh is a large mound which was known to be the ancient parliament house. The Shanti Stupa was built by Buddha Vihar Society and is on the south bank of the coronation tank. One can visit the Archaeological Museum in Vaishali which displays important items excavated from here and these items provide an insight into the Buddhist world of that era. Let Vaishali Tour Packages take you on a memorable journey to this historic place.
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