Vulture's Peak or Griddhakuta

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Vulture's Peak or Griddhakuta, Rajgir Overview

Another top attraction in Bihar, located in Rajgir, Vulture peak, also known as Griddhakuta is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists. It is one of the top 3 places where Shakyamuni Buddha or the Gautama Buddha preached for many years. Located on a small hill, just outside of Rajgir, Griddhakuta is a popular sightseeing location perched at an altitude of 400 m. This peak is known as the Vulture's Peak as it is shaped like a vulture and also provides frequent sightings of the bird. It is said to be the place where Lord Buddha resided for many years. Vulture peak also offers a brilliant 360 degree view of the entire surroundings and can be an interesting thing to do for half a day.

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