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Well maintained but need of guide and more number of sigbage

Just like nalanda ruins, vikramshila university ruins also tells its glorious history from its... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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India's glorious past

Just like Nalanda University this ancient University Vikramashila is also one of the oldest in the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
New Delhi, India
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NH-80, Antichak Village | Kahalgaon Block, Bhagalpur, India
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Just like nalanda ruins, vikramshila university ruins also tells its glorious history from its remains. The whole area is well maintained and 8 km away from Kahalgaon.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank amitjha14
Reviewed 19 February 2018

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.

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Emily R
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank RohitB1491
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Excellent site, but government needs to promote this and make an approach road for interest tourists.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank annelainea
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It is a very old monumental structure. You just surprised to get here.everyone must like it if he has interest in history.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

it was nice to visit their. It was a very good experience for me. I came to know about the history related to it. Although it needs facility of some guides.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank sulpa
Reviewed 12 June 2017

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

Date of experience: January 2017
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24 November 2018|
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Response from anandsomu |
Nearest Railway Station is Vikramshila and Kahalgaon. You can either hire a vehicle directly from Bhagalpur or Kahalgaon.