Travel to Vaishali

Attractions in Vaishali

Ashoka Pillar - The Lion Pillar at Kolhua, was built by Emperor Ashoka. Made up of a highly polished single piece of red sandstone, surmounted by a bell shaped capital, this 18.3 m. high pillar has a life-size figure of a lion is placed on top of a bell-shaped inverted lotus capital. The Dharma Charka (Wheel of Law) which crowns many pillars, is the mark of social and political order in the country.

Ramkund - It is said that the Buddha was offered a bowl of honey at this place by monkeys and hence this place is also called Monkey
Ashoka Pillar in Vaishali

Archaeological Museum - This museum at Vaishali houses a collection of terracottas, seals, coins, pottery and sculpture.

Coronation Tank - Coronation Tank or Abhishekh Pushkarni, its water was believed to be sacred in the old days and all of Vaishali's elected representatives were anointed here before their swearing in.

Events in Vaishali

The Vaishali Mahotsav in mid April celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira. Situated at a distance of 35 km from Vaishali is the town of Sonepur, which hosts Asia's largest cattle fair, the Harihar Kshetra Mela.

Getting There & Away to Vaishali

Flights to Vaishali
The nearest airport from Vaishali is Patna, 55 km away. One can take flights for Delhi, Calcutta, Kathmandu, Varanasi, and Lucknow from there.
Trains to Vaishali
The nearest railhead is Hajipur, 35 km, which is well connected to major cities of India like Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Chennai, and Varanasi by regular trains.
Car and Bus Service to Vaishali
Roads are the most suitable means to reach Vaishali because of the frequency of buses traversing the roads.
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