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Attractions to explore nearby Bimbisar Jail

Bimbisar JailNH 82, Rajgir, Bihar 803116, India

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.

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Ajatshatru Fort1.53 KMs away from Bimbisar Jail

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 caves1.60 KMs away from Bimbisar Jail

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.