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Sonabhandara Caves

Near Vaibhava Hill, Rajgir, India
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Sonabhandara Caves

The cave structure is is carved out of a single rock and is believed to have a hidden treasure... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
Kumar S
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New Delhi, India
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Really cave like a gold

This place entry fee is not required. No public transport available for this site. The cAve is... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
Sumit S
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Aug 14, 2017
“Sonabhandara Caves”
Apr 19, 2017
“Really cave like a gold”
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Near Vaibhava Hill, Rajgir, India
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The cave structure is is carved out of a single rock and is believed to have a hidden treasure. Nearby some impressive rock carvings of Lord Buddha can be seen. If you love architecture, it's worth a visit.

1  Thank Kumar S
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This place entry fee is not required. No public transport available for this site. The cAve is really like a gold please visit once

1  Thank Sumit S
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The place was teeming with monkeys and there are hawkers asking you to buy cereal and feed them. Quiet a put off. The cave itself has nothing much to look at, is scratched with graffiti and there's no information about its rich past. Unless there...More

1  Thank Momikku
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

There are many monkeys around that area.The cave was cut in the mountain and the story said that if you can read the letters carved you can open the treasury cave which the King Bimbisara had stored his treasure in it.

Thank Kyawmyint58
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

Amazing piece of ancient architecture. ..one of the oldest rock cut caves made by man...history thrills

Thank Kanchan75
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

a quick stop over at this place is sufficient. there are a lot of monkeys which are fed by visitors.

Thank Usha U
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

These are known locally as Bimbisar's or Jarasandha's treasury. However, these actually were some Jain caves. One of the chambers is too dark and musty. The other one is open and has some nice curved panels. Entry is free.

3  Thank bishwaksen
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

the sonbhandara caves famously known as the swarn bhandar in rajgir was a futile visit as we could not find any sona or cave

Thank vivek h
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

i was excited to visit the caves but as soon as i reached there i realised that it was the size of a smaal room only

Thank rajrani1964
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

It's a beautiful place to be in Rajgir.. There are two chambers to enter it.. My kids like the stories behind this place.. But I personally liked the rock architecture of this place.. Good place.. One can go..

Thank krishnajha
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