Xuan Zang Memorial Hall
About 2km from the Archaeological Museum is the huge Xuan Zang Memorial Hall , built by the Chinese as a peace pagoda in honour of the...
Allow an hour or two for wandering the extensive ruins – they’re peaceful and well-maintained with a park-like atmosphere of clipped...
Just outside Nalanda you’ll find the striking Nandyavarta Mahal at Kundalpur, believed by the Digambar Jain sect to be the birthplace of...
Lonely Planet review
The archaeological museum is a small but fascinating museum housing the Nalanda University seal and a host of sculptures and bronzes unearthed from Nalanda and Rajgir. Along with the many Buddha figures and Picasso-like 9th-century Kirtimukha (gargoyle), look out for the bizarre many-spouted pot.