If you are planning to visit a historical place they must give a try to Pushpagiri, which is situated in Jajpur district of Odisha. It is a Buddhist site, which provides ample of Buddhism information of ancient days through in an around Pushpagiri surrounding.
If you are excited to know more about Lord Buddha and his philosophy then Pushpagiri is right destination to know more through the present remains. The hilly area surrounded by Buddhist remains, which were found during excavation by the archaeological department brings the real essence of Buddhism into limelight in Odisha. Tourist attractions in Ratnagiri include stupas, votive stupas, monasteries, shrines, Buddha sculptures those believed to be present since Gupta period.
Get a travel guide to visit this place and know more about Pushpagiri, which is situated near the Birupa river valley. All these Buddhist attractions are described in Tibetan records as the significant places with great value during 2nd century to 11th century. The Tibetan history describes about Pushpagiri Monastery or Pushpagiri Mahavihara is believed to be built during the 2nd century BC to 10th century AD. The university is believed to be a two storied building known for providing opportunities for higher learning, which was earned fame till the 11th century. The institution had a similar view to the Nalanda, Takshila universities described by famous Chinese travel Xuan Zang.
Pushpagiri Buddhist tourism is well connected by air, rail and via road. Nearest airport is the capital city of Odisha, Bhubaneswar and nearest railhead to reach at Pushpagiri are Jaipur which is situated 62 kms away, Bhubaneswar at 71 kms away and Puri at 125 kms away. By road you can easily reach at Pushpagiri Buddhist tourism.