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The Mahabodhi Temple Complex

The grand 50m high Mahabodhi Temple of the 5th-6th centuries is of immense importance,
being one of the earliest temple constructions existing in the Indian sub-continent.

The magnificent Mahabodhi Temple is one of the four holy sites related to the life of Lord Buddha, and marks the spot where he attained enlightenment.
At the four corners of the parapet of the temple are four statues of the Buddha in small shrine chambers.

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The Mahabodhi Temple Complex has continuous visitation by pilgrims from all over the world to offer prayers, perform religious ceremonies and meditate.

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