Category:Nalanda

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This is a category about ASI monument number 
N-BR-43.
Nalanda 
Ancient Mahavihara in Bihar, India
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Instance of Buddhist temple,
mahavihara,
archaeological site
LocationNalanda district, Patna division, Bihar, India
Heritage designation
  • Monument of National Importance
  • World Heritage Site (2016, Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, Bihar)
Area
  • 23 hectare
Authority control
Wikidata

25° 08′ 12.48″ N, 85° 26′ 37.68″ E

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Nalanda was was an acclaimed Mahāvihāra, a large Buddhist monastery in ancient Magadha (modern-day Bihar), India. The site is located about 95 kilometres southeast of Patna, and was a centre of learning from the fifth century CE to c. 1200 CE. Historians often characterize Nalanda as a university.

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