Weekend Getaways Near SiwanThe boring and hectic city life makes it quite essential to break out of it once in a while and unwind. The best way to relax and get rejuvenated is to visit an exotic location far from the hustle and bustle of the urban life.There is not just a list of place to visit in Siwan but there are getaways nearby as well. You can go to these places on a weekend or on a short trip along with your family and friends.
Gaya near Siwan This place holds great historical significance and is full of many religious sites. Situated on the banks of river Phalgu, this place is considered sacred by the Hindus, Jains and Buddhists. The place is full of Jain temples and also happens to have the nearest airport for reaching Pawapuri, a Jain pilgrimage.
Gaya holds importance in Buddhism as it is considered a place where Lord Buddha got enlightened. Buddhist as well because on the Brahmayoni hill Buddha had preached the popular Fire Sermon (AdittapariyayaSutta) to a large number of fire-worshiping ascetics.
For Hindus the place is sacred as for they believe they need to pray for the souls of their ancestors here. They perform a ritual called ‘PindDaan’. You can visit all of these religious places and seek blessings. Apart from these you can visit the the Prestshila Hills in Gaya where you can enjoy the tranquility and serenity of the natural surroundings. It takes about five hours to reach Gaya from Siwan. You can either opt for roadways or railways to reach this very famous destinations from Siwan.
Buxar near Siwan
Rajgir near Siwan
All of the three place are well connected by roads, rail and airways. The best way would be to travel via railways as it would be cheaper and save your time as well. You can choose any of the three getaways near Siwan to have a great time during the weekend along with your family and friends.
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