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One of the largely underrated places in terms of touring India is Bihar. A place that was earlier an abode of kingdoms is not swiped off from the list of alluring tourist destination in India. Even though the state witnesses flock of tourist round the year. Many are unaware of most of the tourist spots and historical places in Bihar tourism. Before the dawn of Indian civilization, Bihar was a place where the royal kings once lived. The two most significant religions Buddhism and Jainism are the gifts Bihar has given to the world. An abode of tradition and culture of India, This place has many beautiful places to visit in Bihar tour itinerary. Know more about the things to do in Bihar.

Of all the four major pilgrimage sites, Dwarka stands out owing to the fact that it was a kingdom of Lord Krishna. Derived from the word “Dwar”, justifying the belief that in ancient times the port there was deemed as the mainland for entrance in the place and the “ka” that means Brahma or rather Moksha, and so the name Dwarka as the staircase to Moksha. Post giving up on Mathura, Lord Krishna or popularly called Dwarkadhish shifted here adopting the place as his home. The place has immense pride and honor associated and hence occupies its place among the Char Dham India.

One of the most significant temples that comprises of one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, the Somnath Temple dwells in the Prabhas Kshetra near Veraval in Gujarat. The Somnath Temple is the perfect definition of rich heritage and Indian culture. The temple has its name etched on the scripture that defines Hindu origin. The Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva is deemed as the protector of moon God and so the name Somnath. Also, the temple is regarded as the Eternal Shrine owing to the fact that the temple has been devastated six times but the same has been rebuilt each time.