Vishnupad Mandir

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    Location: Reshmi Road, Chand Chaura, Gaya, Bihar 823001, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 Hours.

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    Vishnupad Mandir is situated at Gaya under the Magadha Division in the state of Bihar, India. India is popularly known as Hindustan. Gaya is one of the most sacred cities for the Hindus. Gaya is the most popular pilgrimage site for Hindus. So that it is a destination for many tourists and travelers. There are two many places for travel and tourism in India. This city is bordered by mountains. Here you can find many historical temples to see. Gaya is considered very sacred to the Hindus. The city is full of beauty and is one of the top tourist destinations in Bihar. The place is closely associated with the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Rama Lakshman and Sita came here to donate(Pind daan) for their father Dasaratha. Since then, thousands of people have come to this place to donate(Pin daan) to their neighbors. Just not for Hindus, it is also the holiest place for Buddhists also. Vishnupad Mandir is another attraction of Gaya.


    vishnupad mandir gaya 1There are countless such historical places in Gaya. This place is very famous for Ramayana. That is why visitors to Gaya are always counted. It is common knowledge that in Gaya there is actually absolution. Gaya is the perfect city to learn about history or to enjoy its beauty.


    There is a lot of history behind this place. Vishnupad mandir is located on the bank of the Falgu river. India is famous for its ancient and significant temples. One of them is the Vishnupada Mandir in Gaya. Much of how this temple was first built remains a mystery.  But the temple was rebuilt in the 1800s. The three main deities of the Hindus are Brahma, Vishnu, and Maheshwar. This temple was dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is said that the footprints of Vishnu and his arms were designed in the Vishnupad Mandir. This place is so famous because of its mythological history.  This is why this place is always crowded with visitors. Not only the Vishnupad Mandir in Gaya but also the number of such temples in India is innumerable. Yet this temple is much more popular and rich in history.

    Inside/Outside Views

    vishnupad mandir gayaThere are many reasons to visit Vishnupad Mandir. The temple is always sacred. But due to the specialty of the Vishnupad Mandir in Gaya, it is much more popular and significant among the people. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is said that there are footprints of Lord Vishnu and his arms were designed here. Gaya is basically one of the pilgrimage places of Hindus. Not only this Vishnupad Mandir.

    Opening Hours

    Vishnupad Mandir opens every day at 6:00 AM in the morning and closes at 9:00 PM at night. It is open during the public holidays also.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee needed to enter Vishnupad Mandir. It is free of cost. You don’t have to pay any charge for that.

    How to Reach

    by Air: The closest airport to Vishnupad Mandir in Gaya International Airport which is 10 km away from Gaya 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 Vishnupad Mandir by air.

    By Train: Vishnupad Mandir can be visited by train also. Gaya has its own railway station named Gaya Railway Station. It is located near to the city and this station is well connected to the other major cities of Bihar. If you want a peaceful journey you can try it.

    By Road: This place is also visited via road. The roads of the city are so well. In Gaya, you can find various kinds of local transport services as well as buses, taxis or cabs. In Gaya 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 Vishnupad Mandir. The roads of Gaya are well connected to the other major cities around Gaya city.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry your necessary things and water bottles on this trip.


    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 Vishnupad Mandir. If you need any help you can contact them.

    Location: Bhanumati Rd, Chand Chaura, Gaya, Bihar 823001, India

    Que-02: Is photography allowed inside Vishnupad Mandir?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed inside Vishnupad Mandir. You can take your still camera or video camera inside the temple and it is free of cost. You don’t have to pay for photography inside Vishnupad Mandir. 

    Que-03: Is a parking zone available in Vishnupad Mandir?

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

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

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