According to Indian People Bihar is a birth place of Buddhism and Jainism both helped in the growth of Sikhism and Hinduism. There is an array of tourist destinations of diverse interests in the state, though their potential has not been exploited fully till now.
The world famous tourist attraction in Bihar is as Buddhist Circuit to the Patna Sahib of Patna and Mithila Paintings of Madhubani to silk production centre of Bhagalpur.
This state have place in is very large state in India. The river system of Bihar is the dominant role of Ganga. The important rivers that join the Ganga from the north are Ghaghra, Gandak, Burhi Gandak, Kosi, Mahananda and its tributaries.
Art & Culture of Bihar
The People of the Bihar are Aryans who came from Central Asia. In Art and Culture Patna Qalam and Mithila paintings are two of the most impressive and popular crafts of Bihar. The style is famous for its soft colors and the use of handmade paper or mica sheets. Most of these paintings depict the day-to-day life of the people of Bihar. A kind of artistic emotion can be observed in this paintings. So here tourist can enjoy lots of paintings view here.
Bihar comes in a cultural state because as more known as the home of Mahavir and Buddha, where they spent the major part of their life.
Best Festival in Bihar
In Bihar basically all festival celebrating by the local people. But Buddha Jayanti, Mahavir Jayanti, Pataliputra Festival, Dussehra. Diwali and Chhath or Surya Puja is very popular in Bihar. This festival is celebrated to worship the Sun God. Fresh paddy, sweets and fruits are offered by the devotees to the Sun God for a good harvest.
Tourist Attraction in Bihar
As all local people and tourist in Bihar there are lots of tourist attraction likes,
In Bihar Jamshedpur is known as the steel city. Bihar is the home of Buddha and Mahavira the various famous cities in Bihar. Sravasti, Kushinagar, Vaishali, Rajgir, Lumbini and Bodh Gaya are the various places which are of interest to the Buddhists. Nalanda, Gaya and Pawapuri are the various cities which are associated with Mahavira.
Wild Life in Bihar
Bihar is not popular for their Wild Life but the most popular Sanctuaries is tiger reserve in Bihar. This reserve is the Palamau Tiger Reserve. The Koel River and its tributaries run through the reserve. Some of the animals like tiger, leopard, elephant, gaur, sambar, muntjac, Indian wolf and nilgai are found in the Bihar.
The Tourist Attraction in Bihar
This place is Birth place of Buddha and Mahavira so tourist can enjoy the various popular spaces in Bihar like,
Sikh Circuit (A Gurudwara)
As per the History and according to Sikh Patna was the birthplace of the 10th Guru of the Sikh religion, Guru Gobind Singh. In Patna famous gurudwara Takhat Shri Harimandirji Patna Sahib is located there.It is the significance for Sikhs as one of the Five Takhts (five places of worship).
In November in Capital of Bihar, Patna a Sonepur Fair organized by all local peoples. This Fair is an authentic rural fair that combines spirituality with elephant, cattle, and horse trading. This Fair traditionally known as a cattle fair. This fair is attracting both domestic and international tourists.
“If you are the photography lover then don’t miss the opportunity to capture this wonderful movement.”
The Most popular tourist attraction in Bihar,It is under a banyan tree, the Bodhi Tree; Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha. Bodhgaya is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage centre in the world. In Bihar it is the monasteries, Ashoka built for the Buddhist monks and the pillars known as Ashokan Pillars erected to commemorate. There is a magnificent Mahabodhi temple and the Tree from the original sapling still stands in the temple premises.
In Gaya A hilltop temples at Rama Shila, Mangla Gauri, Shringa Sthan and Brahmayoni are part of the pilgrimage circuit, and grand staircases have been built up to most of them. Gaya is the Junction of the three States when you cross it by Air and Train and this is the wonder in Bihar. Gaya is surmounted by temples to various gods and goddesses.
This is “The Land of Leechi” here tourist can enjoy various variety of “Leechi”.
This land popular for crops of Rice and wheat, Jute which provide the largest support to his Country.
In Muzaffarpur lots of Place to Visit in City like, Leechi Garden, Jubba Sahni Park, National Litchi Research Centre, Ramna Devi Mandir, Shri Ram Temple, Baba Garibnath Temple, Khudi Ram Bose Memorial, Katra Garh, and Simri Mai Temple.
This is the tourist attraction in Bihar. Samastipur is bounded on the north by the Bagmati River which separates it from Darbhanga district. The Infrastructure wise Samastipur is very good. The people of Samastipur mainly speak Hindi.
In Samastipur lots of Place to Visit in City like Temples, Khatushyam Mandir, Kali Mandir, Thaneswar Mandir, Mangalgarh.
Bhagalpur Bihar (A Silk City)
Bhagalpur is known as silk city as it is famous worldwide for its silk production. The silk industry in this city is hundreds of year’s old and a whole clean exist that has been producing silk for generations. Tourist come to this place and love the purchase the silk material and the Silk Market.
Bhagalpur can be found in Indian epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. This is the historical land for Ramayana, and Mahabharata.
In City there are popular holiday destination where tourist can enjoy as to visit on Mandar Hill, Ghuran Peer Baba, Vaasupujya Bhagwan Mahavir Jain Mandir, Colganj Rock Cut Temples, Burhanath Temple.
The Cuisine of Bihar
“As the name come of food then the mouth-watering and drool-inducing dishe’s comes in Mind.
The cuisine of the state is an interesting mix of North and East Indian cuisine. Rice, pulses, and roti are the most common food consumed by the people of this state. One exclusive item of this state is Sattu (gram powder), commonly taken as a mixture with water, salt, and lime juice. A favourite breakfast all over the state is Chura-Dahi (flattened rice and curd) taken together with sugar or jaggery.
Bihar doesn't has a distinctive style of cooking. The typical meal consists of the boiled rice, unleavened bread, lentils and vegetables cooked with hot spices.
But after all this states have delicious options for Food like,
This particular dish, baked from wheat flour dough that is stuffed with a mixture of roasted gram flour, spices and lemon juice, and served with chokha (baked and pulped vegetables) is a food for all occasions in Bihar.
This wafery sweet snack is made from flour and sugar, then deep fried and then ready to eat.
This is the famous dishes in State. This is one sweetmeat all Biharis swear by for every special event and festival. Its batter is made by mixing flour, milk, sugar and mashed bananas and is deep fried in such a way that the edges go all crispy while the center is all soft.
This dish in Bihar is a tradinational food with the mixture of Dal it’s made and the Bengal gram stuffing of the puri makes.
This Sweetdish not comes for the Bihar dish. Balushahi isfamous in North, East and West.
This is the different version of kheer is made in a similar way like the normal kheer but is not as sweet because of the slightly salty taste of the fox nuts.
Ghugni is faviroute dish in Bihar and Bengal. This is Sunday Special dish in both states. This is a spicy dish spiced up recipe tastes better good too.
“In Over All Bihar is the most popular holiday destination, where tourist can enjoy their holiday, and make their tour memorable.