September 18, 2021

8 Attractive Places to Visit Rohtas


Top Tourist Attractions in Rohtas

The district of Rohtas is one of Bihar‘s thirty-eight districts. It was formed in 1972 when Shahabad District was divided into Bhojpur and Rohtas. Sasaram is the district’s administrative centre. Rohtas has a long and fascinating history. The Bhars, Cheers, and Oraons are the primary representatives of the district’s plateau area, which has been home to aboriginals since prehistoric times. The Kherwars, according to tradition, were the first settlers in the steep areas surrounding Rohtas. In addition, the Oraons claim to have reigned over the region between Rohtas and Patna.

According to tradition, monarch Sahasrabahu is also linked to Sasaram, the district headquarters of Rohtas. Sahasrabahu is said to have fought a horrific battle with Saint Parsuram, the mythical Brahmin Protector, in which Sahasrabahu was murdered. Sahasram is thought to be formed from the words Sahasrabahu and Parsuram. Another tradition links the ROHTAS hill to Rohitashwa, the son of Raja Harishchandra, a well-known monarch famed for his piety and honesty.

Best Places to Visit in Rohtas

Sasaram is a historically significant city. Sher Shah Suri is another name for the city. Sufi shrines are locations of religious importance in Rohtas Maa Tara Chandi Temple, Gupta Dham.

  1. Sher Shah Suri Tomb
  2. Maa Tara Chandi Temple
  3. Indrapuri Barrage
  4. Rohtas Garh Fort
  5. Kaimur Hills
  6. Manjhar Kund
  7. Dhuwa Kund
  8. Karamchat Hills

Best Time to Visit in Rohtas

All weather is good for travel.

The best time to visit Sasaram is during the winter months or after the monsoon season, when the temperature is still nice. The question of how to get to Sasaram is no longer a big problem, since the city is well connected to the country’s major cities by aeroplanes, railroads, and highways. The nearest airport to Sasaram is in Gaya, which is 97.4 kilometres away. The Sasaram Railway Station, which is 100 kilometres from Varanasi, is the nearest railway station to Sasaram. Bus services, both public and private, are available on a regular basis.

How to Reach Rohtas


Instead of Sasaram, you can take a normal flight from Patna Airport.

Sasaram – 98 km away Gaya Airport (GAY), Gaya, Bihar
Sasaram – 157 km away Patna Airport (PAT), Patna, Bihar
Sasaram – 120 km away Varanasi Airport (VNS), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh


Sasarm is on the Indian Railways’ Grand Chord Section (Howrah-Gaya-Delhi route). Regular trains go to Sasaram from all of the country’s main cities.

Major Railway Station(s): Sasaram Junction (SSM), Dehri-on-Sone (DOS), Bikramganj (XBKJ)


From Sasaram, the Grand Trunk Road (NH-2) runs. Regular buses link Sasaram to major cities throughout the nation, including Patna, Ara, Bilaspur, Varanasi, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bokaro, Jamshedpur, and others.

Bus Station(s): Situated at main town

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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