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Rampurva Rd, Panapur, Bihar 843106, India

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About Rampurva capitals

The Rampurva capitals are the capitals of a pair of Ashoka Pillars discovered in c. 1876 by A.C.L. Carlleyle. The archaeological site is called Rampurva, and is located in the West Champaran district of the Indian state of Bihar, situated very close to the border with Nepal. The two capitals are in the Indian Museum in Kolkota.


Attractions Near Rampurva capitals

Kesariya Buddha Stupa
Kesariya Buddha Stupa22.52km from Rampurva capitals

Considered to be the tallest and biggest Buddhist Stupa in the world, Kesaria Stupa was built by the great ruler Ashoka. This is the place where Buddha in his last days donated his begging bowl. The structure serves as a brilliant example of Buddhist architecture and is adorned with a large number of Buddhist statues.

Vaishali  , ashoka pillar
Vaishali , ashoka pillar 31.13km from Rampurva capitals

Ashok Pillar is the most popular sightseeing destination of Vaishali situated near a Buddhist monastery and a coronation tank, named Ramkund. It is also a Lion Pillar like the other Ashoka Pillars but the difference between this Ashoka Pillar and other Asoka pillars is that, this one has only one lion capital. This pillar was built by Emperor Ashoka at Kolhua out of a polished single piece of red sandstone, cut into a bell shaped capital of a height of 18.3 m.

Ashoka Pillar, Lauriya Araraj
Ashoka Pillar, Lauriya Araraj51.79km from Rampurva capitals

The Laur Pillar is located in the village of Lauriya Areraj in the East Champaran district of Bihar. It is situated at a distance of 16 km from the west of Motihari-Pratapur main road. The Pillar was constructed by the Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka in 249 BC.

Hariharnath Temple
Hariharnath Temple66.37km from Rampurva capitals

Situated on the outskirts of Sonepur, is the beautiful temple of Hari-Har Nath.History says that this temple was built by Lord Ram when he was proceeding to the swayamvar of Sita. Having both idols of Bhagwan Vishnu (Hari) and Lord Shiva (Hara), the temple is visited by thousands of pilgrims.

Digha - Sonpur Bridge
Digha - Sonpur Bridge68.2km from Rampurva capitals

The Digha–Sonpur rail–road bridge is a bridge across river Ganga, connecting Digha Ghat in Patna and Pahleja Ghat in Sonpur, Saran district in the Indian state of Bihar. The rail-cum-road bridge provides easy roadway and railway link between northern and southern parts of Bihar. It is a steel truss bridge.

Ramchaura Mandir
Ramchaura Mandir68.72km from Rampurva capitals

The Ramchaura Mandir is a Hindu Temple in the city of Hajipur, Bihar, India. Dedicated to Lord Rama, it is located at Rambhadra near Helabazar, Hajipur. As per local folklore, it is said to have been in existence since Ramayana period and Lord Shri Ram is believed to have visited this place on his way to Janakpur, where his footprints are worshiped. The Ramchaura Mandir has a tradition of celebrating Rama Navami, the birth anniversary of Rama, every year.

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Pashchim Champaran
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West Champaran is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India, located just 60 km west of Birgunj. It is a part of Tirhut Division. The district headquarters are located in Bettiah. The district is known for its fluid border with Nepal. One of the major locations in West Champaran is KumarBagh and Vrindavan belongs to KumarBagh where Mahatma Gandhi started Satyagrah Aandolan.

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