Ajatshatru Fort

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    Location: Location: NH 82, Rajgir, Bihar 803116, India

    Visit duration: Thirty (30) minutes approximately

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    Ajatshatru Fort is situated in Rajgir city. Rajgir is one of the oldest cities in Bihar. It is located in the Nalanda district which is under the Patna division in the state of Bihar. It is the northeast city of Bihar. It is the most popular and historic city in Bihar. This fort is very ancient. The fort is thought to be thousands of years old. It is one of the toppest patterns of Rajgir as well as India. It is too historical. Many stories behind this fort. It is very important to preserve these earlier patterns. It is because of the preservation of this fort that people have come to know about it and can go to this place.


    Ajatshatru Fort forest viewThere are many reasons to visit this Ajatshatru Fort. First of all, it is a very popular pattern of Rajgir. One of the most ancient patterns of Rajgir is this Ajatshatru Fort. These kinds of old patterns are very rare now


    There is some history about this place. Rajgir is always a place of history. It is said that this Ajatshatru Fort dates back to the time of Buddha. The fort is named after Emperor Ajatshatru. He was a king of Magadha. Ajatashatru imprisoned his father in this place. His father was very religious. They were Buddhists. In this place, the Buddha often taught his disciples. So his father chose this place.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Ajatshatru Fort forest enjoyingThe place is very beautiful to see as well. A lot can be seen inside this fort. It is also a sacred place for Buddhists  Buddha has come here physically many times.

    Opening Hours

    Ajatshatru Fort opens every day at 8:00 AM in the morning and closes at 6:00 PM in the evening. It remains open during the public holidays also.

    Entry & Others Fees

    • There are some charges to enter Ajatshatru Fort.
    • You have to pay Rs. 100 for a single person.

    How to Reach

    By Air: You can reach Ajatshatru Fort by air. The closest airport to Rajgir city is Gaya International Airport which is just 57 km away from Rajgir city. It is an international airport. So you can get both domestic and international flights from here. If you really want a comfortable journey you can go to Ajatshatru Fort by air.

    By Train: This place can be visited by train also. The closest railway station from Rajgir city is Rajgir Railway Station which is just 02 km away from the Rajgir Railway Station. If you want a peaceful journey you can try it.

    By Road: Ajatshatru Fort can also be visited via road. The roads of the city are so well. In Rajgir, you can find various kinds of local transport services as well as buses, taxis or cabs. In Rajgir city, bus services are so good and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like a taxi or cab and easily reach your destination, Ajatshatru Fort.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry a water bottle and the necessary things that you needed the most


    Que-01:  Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, this place is totally safe to visit. This is a hassle-free place.

    But for your needs, there is a location of the local police station near Ajatshatru Fort. If you need any help you can contact them.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed inside Ajatshatru Fort?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed inside Ajatshatru Fort. But you have to pay some charge for it. It is not free. 

    You have to pay Rs. 50 for your camera.

    Que-03: Is a parking zone available in Ajatshatru Fort?

    Ans: No, there is no parking zone available in Ajatshatru Fort. You have to park your vehicles at the hotel where you are staying or you can hire any parking area from somewhere. 

    Que-04: Are guide facilities available in Ajatshatru Fort?

    Ans: Yes, guide facilities are available here. But you have to pay for it. You have to pay Rs. 100 for a guide. 

    Que-05: Best time to visit Ajatshatru Fort:

    Ans: Ajatshatru Fort can be visited at any time throughout the year. But the best time to visit Ajatshatru Fort is between October to March. Between this time the watcher of the city remains favorable. On hot days, Rajgir has very hot weather. But between October and March, the weather is somewhat favorable, So if you go to Ajatshatru Fort during this time, you will be able to enjoy your journey in a very beautiful way.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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