September 19, 2021

8 Best Places to Visit in Nawada


Top Tourist Attractions in Nawada

Nawada is a city and a municipality in the Indian state of Bihar. It also serves as the administrative centre for the Nawada district. It is the administrative centre of the same-named subdivision, which is located at 24o 53′ N and 85o 33′ E on both banks of the Khuri River. The name comes from the word Nau-wada, which means “new town.”

Nawada area has its own tourism splendour and has the potential to develop as a tourist destination. In the town’s immediate area, there are numerous points of interest.

Kakolat Waterfall (24 km from town), Sekho Devra Ashram (established by Jaiprakash Narayan in Kowakole block and inaugurated by Dr. Rajendra Prasad), Hariya Sun Temple (located in Hariya village under Nardiganj block), Baba Majaar and Hanuman Temple (located on NH 31, a shrine of Hazrat Saiyyad Shah Jalaluddin Bukhari and a Hanuman temple) (located in Jamuawa, in 3 km of Jamui road of Nawada in side of Sakri River).

Best Places to Visit in Nawada

  1. Kakolat Waterfall
  2. Surya Mandir Handiya, Nardiganj
  3. Sokhodewra Ashram, Kawakole
  4. Sitamarhi
  5. Shri Gunawan Ji Tirth
  6. 52 Kothi 53 Dwar
  7. Budhauli Monastery, Budhauli
  8. Indrasal Cave, Parvati

Best Time to Visit in Nawada

All weather is good for travel.

How to Reach Nawada


The nearest airport is in Patna, which is 89 kilometres away. Patna is connected to Calcutta, Ranchi, Bombay, Delhi, and Lucknow by Indian Airlines.


The nearest railway station to Nalanda is Rajgir (12 km), while the most convenient rail head is Gaya (95 km).


Nalanda is 12 kilometres from Rajgir, 110 kilometres from Bodh Gaya, 95 kilometres from Gaya, 90 kilometres from Patna, 26 kilometres from Pawapuri, and 13 kilometres from Bihar Sharif.

Local Transport: 

In Nalanda, taxis are not available. The only forms of transportation are cycle rickshaws and tongas. From its headquarters, Tourist Bhawan, Bir Chand Patel Path, Patna-1, Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation conducts tours to Nalanda, Rajgir, and other destinations.


Animesh Sharma

Animesh Sharma loves to travel to domestic and international places. He likes to explore unexplored and offbeat travel places in India and abroad.

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