The Barabar Hills are at a distance of 25 km from Gaya in Bihar. Tour of the Barabar Hills is worthy because they are renowned the world over for four rock cut caves. These caves were built under the patronage of Emperor Ashoka for the Ajivikas.
The Barabar Hill Caves can be dated back to 200 BC. The most noteworthy of the four caves is the Lomas Rishi Cave. The cave is carved out of a huge granite rock. While on tour of the Barabar Hills, you will learn that the fašade of temple is inspired by the wooden architecture of thatch huts of the ancient period. There is a big rectangular chamber with noticeable polish in the interior of the cave. The Barabar Hills Caves is recommended for people on tour of Buddhist Sites in Bihar.
How to Reach
Barabar Hills can be reached via Gaya, which is mere 25 km away. Gaya is well connected with important cities of Bihar by air and rail network. Barabar Hills has frequent bus and taxi service from Gaya.
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