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Caves to explore in Sheikhpura


Sheikhpura district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Sheikhpura town is the administrative headquarter of this district. Sheikhpura district is a part of the Munger Division. Sheikhpura was separated from Munger District and was made a separate district with headquarter at Sheikhpura on 31 July 1994. As of 2011 it is the least populous district of Bihar

Swarn Bhandar caves
Swarn Bhandar cavesRajgir, Bihar 803116, India

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.

Map of Caves to explore in Sheikhpura