NalandaApprox. Time: 4 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

Once a famous Buddhist University, Nalanda came into prominence about the 5th century AD and was a great center of learning for about 700 years. Huen Tsang, the well-known Chinese traveler, who studied at the University in the 7th century, has left glowing accounts of its activities. It attracted students from all over India, Southeast Asia and China. The ruins of Nalanda lie about 95 km southeast of Patna.