Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, Bihar

Brief description

This site comprises the archaeological remains of a monastic and scholastic institution dating from the 3rd century BCE to the 13th century CE. It includes stupas, shrines, viharas (residential and educational buildings) and important art works in stucco, stone and metal. Nalanda stands out as the most ancient university of the Indian Subcontinent. It engaged in the organized transmission of knowledge over an uninterrupted period of 800 years.

Unesco WHS list ref:  1502

I have never visited this site.

From my collection

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