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Ruins of Nalanda University

Nalanda University Site Rd, Mohanpur, Bihar 803111, India

Man-made Structures- Other
Notable Architecture
Old Ruins

Founded in the 5th century AD, Nalanda, in Bihar, is one of the world’s oldest living cities. It is widely recognized as one of the ancient world’s great universities and an important Buddhist centre of academic excellence. When Chinese scholar and traveler Xuan Zang visited sometime between 685 and 762 AD, about 10,000 monks and students lived here, studying theology, astronomy, metaphysics, medicine, and philosophy. Nalanda flourished as an international university under the patronage of Emper

Location of Ruins of Nalanda University