Buxar with its rich historical heritage is a must visit destination in Bihar. The city with an ancient history have a few very famous historic places one would always love to visit and feel the vibes and presence of historic past in those places. Buxar was the battleground of Humayun and Sher Shah Suri, the two descendants of Mughal Dynasty. The Battle of Buxar fought in 1764 contributed to the prominence of the region. Pleasant, free flowing The Ganga River further adds to the charm of this place in Bihar.
Bihariji Temple is one of the most revered places in Buxar that is frequented by pilgrims, locals and tourists alike. Some 15kms away from Buxar in a town called Dumraon, the temple was constructed in 1825 on orders of the then Maharaja of the erstwhile Dumraon, Jaiprakash Singh. The temple gained popularity in the world of art and culture Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismilah Khan along with his father used to play Shehnai here. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and devotees from different parts of Bihar come here to offer their holy prayers
Sita Ram Upadhyaya Museum
Known for the rare collection of valuable artifacts, Sita Ram Upadhyaya Museum is an ultimate place to visit and was founded in the year 1979 AD. It is famous for preserving uncommon coins and stone sculptures. The museum had been named after Late Sita Ram Upadhyaya a local resident
Katkauli ka Maidan
Katkauli ka Maidan, in Buxar is one of the most visited tourist attractions in and around the region. The reason for the popularity of this site is the historical Battle of Buxar which was fought here between the East India Company and Mir Qasim (Nawab of Bengal) Shuja-ud-Daulah (Nawab of Awadh) and Shah Alam II (Mughal Emperor)
The battle, that broke-out on October 22nd, 1764, is considered as a major milestone in the history of colonial rule in our country. Located at the outskirts of Buxar, the arena can be reached while moving along the main road on the way to Patna. There are many available options for hotels and guest houses near the maidan, suitable for all pockets
Chausa Hoard is a famous tourist attraction because of its historical importance. It is an exquisite place where first known bronze hoard was discovered in the Gangetic valley. It is a place where Sher Shah defeated Mughal Emperor, Humayun. This place is also popular for the Chausa Mangoes
Brameshwar Nath Temple
One of the very famous Lord Shiva temples, Brameshwar Nath Temple is located in Buxar. This temple can also be approached from Raghunathpur, located at a distance of 2 Kms. The temple is also known as Baba Brameshwar Nath Dham. Devotees offer various offerings especially in the month of Shravan in this temple.
Buxar Fort is one of the ancient testaments, situated along river Ganga in the town of Buxar. The historic fort was erected by King Rudra Deo in 1054 AD.
It ia a famous religious place which is supposed to be visited once in a year. The five days ritual is performed in this holy place by halting here for 5 days. During the stay every one is supposed to cook there know very famus litti bhata of Buxar
It is of the most beautiful temple in Buxar. The architecture of this temple is enough to catch the eyes and attention of the visiting tourists
It is located at a distance of 3 kms from Buxar. It is famous for the ashram of Rishi Gautama. The place has a significant value in ancient history and has a mention in Ram Charitra Manas for Lord Rama freed Devi Ahilya from the curse at this place.
Ram Rekha Ghat
It is a place of high religious importance for the reason that it was once crossed by Lord Rama, and hence its name is dedicated to lord Rama. The Ghat is build over the River Ganga.
It is that the holy place where Rishi Vishwamitra along with 80000 other saints reside. Lord Rama and Lakshmana killed demons Mareech and Subahu here only.