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Kakolat Waterfall

Kakolat Falls Trail, Ektara, Bihar 805125, India

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About Kakolat Waterfall

Kakolat waterfall, situated on the Kakolat hill, located on the border of Bihar and Jharkhand, just 33 km from Nawada and 4 km from Thali Bazar. This is one of the most visited and renowned Bihar getaways, where tourists come from all over the states and adjoining areas to witness the sheer beauty of Mother Nature cascading marvelously. The Kakolat waterfall of Bihar cascades down from a height of between 150 and 160 feet and forms a natural reservoir at the base of the waterfall.


Attractions near Kakolat Waterfall

Bimbisar Jail38.49km from Kakolat Waterfall

Believed to be the place where Bimbisara was confined by his son King Ajatshatru, Bimbisara Jail offers a brilliant view of the Japanese Stupa situated on the same hill.

Ajatshatru Fort39.93km from Kakolat Waterfall

Ajatshatru Fort located in Rajgir was built by king Ajatshatru during his rule over the Magadha empire around 2500 years ago in 6th century BC. He was contemporary to Lord Buddha. It was built in a rectangular-shaped with four corners and each corner is covered with stone tower & walls is about 60 Meter long & 2 Meter broad square. Ajatshatru fort is regarded as one of the most ancient forts in India.

Swarn Bhandar caves40km from Kakolat Waterfall

The Son Bhandar caves, also Sonebhandar, are two artificial caves belong to Jainism are located in Rajgir in the state of Bihar in India. The caves are generally dated to the 3rd or 4th century CE, based on the dedicatory inscription found in the largest cave which uses Gupta script of the 4th century CE, although some authors have suggested the caves could actually go back to the period of the Maurya empire from 319 to 180 BCE.

Lachhuar Jain Temple43.5km from Kakolat Waterfall

This is one of the famous jain temple locatd in the Jamui district of Bihar state. This jain mandir dharmasala is known across the nation for its grandeur and serenity.

Nalanda Archaeological Museum51.73km from Kakolat Waterfall

Founded in the year of 1971, Nalanda Archaeological Museum has excavations from Rajgir and Nalanda, an ancient university and a monastic complex.  There are around 13463 antique items here, out of which 349 are displayed in the 4 main galleries. The archeological items that were found from Nalanda can be traced back between the 5th to 12th centuries AD. However, those brought from Rajgir are even older. Museum consists of sculptures and statues that are in stucco, stone, terracotta,etc.

Ruins of Nalanda University52.09km from Kakolat Waterfall

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

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Nawada district is one of the thirty-eight districts of the Indian state of Bihar. Nawada is its administrative headquarters. The district is the easternmost district of the Magadh division, one of the nine administrative divisions of Bihar.