Places around Bihar Sharif with Architecture

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1/2 Places to Visit in Bihar Sharif with Architecture

Bimbisara Jail is the place where King Bimbisara was imprisoned by his son Ajatshatru, during his last days of life. This place was chosen by the king himself for his incarceration, as from here he could see Lord Buddha going up the Griddhakuta Hill for meditation. Bimbisara's Jail is situated on the southern side of Maniyar Math, on the main road. Located near the eastern gate of the ancient Rajgir city, this is a ruin of a large square stone structure. It is located at a distance of 26 kms from Bihar Sharif.

In the middle of the valley is the ruin of a circular structure with tur...

2/2 Places to Visit in Bihar Sharif with Architecture

Son Bhandar caves or Swarna Bhandari Caves are found at Rajgir in Bihar. The caves are situated at a distance of 27 kms from Bihar Sharif.

The Son Bhandar caves are two rock cut caves that are located at the foot of the Vaibhar Hills. The caves were hollowed in the cliff of the hill during the 3rd and 4th century AD. Inscriptions found inside one of the caves narrates that the caves were constructed by the Jain saint Muni Vairadevi as an abode for the Jain ascetics during that time. The Son Bhandar cave chambers are polished, which makes it one of the rare cave temples in the countr...