Attractions

Hindu Temple in Gaya

Vishnupad Temple

Close to the banks of the Falgu River south of town, this stone-spired temple was constructed in 1787 by Queen Ahilyabai of Madhya Pradesh and houses a 40cm ‘footprint’ of Vishnu imprinted into solid rock. Non-Hindu…
Buddhist Site in Gaya

Brahmajuni Hill

Brave the 423 steps to reach the summit of this hill 1km southwest of the Vishnupad Temple, where Buddha is said to have delivered his fire sermon. The site is marked by a Buddha statue three-quarters of the way up …
Museum in Gaya

Gaya Museum

Surprise everyone by turning up at this derelict-looking building and requesting to see the four rooms of thousand-year-old sculpture.