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Just like Nalanda University this ancient University Vikramashila is also one of the oldest in the world. 40-42 ka away from Bhagalpur City though Goverment should make that road a bit wider.. it's narrower at the moment causing traffic jam a bit.. best time to...More
Less spectacular than Nalanda and could use some good signage. We were the only western tourists but there were plenty from India. The museum housed some impressive statues but, again, more complete signage including dates would have been helpful.
Constructed in the time of pal dynasty to be precise Dharampal. It was opened cos scholarship at Nalanda was declining. With royal patronage Vikramshila started competing with Nalanda. It was famous for tantarik bhudism. Bkhteyar Khilji and his army destroyed it along with Nalanda University....More
This is just like of Nalanda University but there is somewhat many type of difference from the Nanda University but it is so good from the Nalanda University and it is the best history to see her and all person will come from the other...More
Very interesting large complex of a ruined early university.
Mainly Buddhist but also mixed in with Hindu elements. It is where the Mahayana school of Buddhism began during the Pala era .There are extensive ruins and some interesting carvings. Not as old as the university...More
We live in Bhagalpur which is near this place. Vikramshila University is the pride of Bihar. Being one of the oldest university in the world, this place deserves all the importance from the tourists. We usually like to go there in January. The place has...More