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Buxur Travel Guide

Situated in the state of Bihar, Buxar is a famous tourist destination in the state luring the attention of tourists who see Patna and surrounding areas. The beautiful city is located on the banks of the Holy Ganges; while it has great historical importance. The name Buxar is said to be derived from VyaghraSar. This seems to suggest a pond that was visited by a tiger to drink water.

The city is known for some historical places that include Chausagarh, Buxar Fort, Katkauli ka Maidan as well as for many adventure sports options like kayaking and water sports. It has various beautiful locations such as Dumraon Sub Division and Buxar Sadar of the old Bhojpur district. The city is also known for witnessing two main battles fought in Buxur that include between Humayun and Sher Shah Suri at Chousa in 1539 A.D. The battle was won by Sher Shah Suri. Then in Oct 1764, Mir Kasim with his army was defeated Major Hector Monro. The battle ground of Katkauli is 6 Kms from the city of Buxar. The stone memorial at Katkauli stands testament to the battle even today.

Attractions in Buxur

If compared to other famous tourist places in Bihar, Buxur has some less tourist places. However, it is famous for its rich history. Some of the famous tourist attractions in Buxur include Bihari Ji Temple, Sita Ram Updahyaya Museum, Katkauli Ka Maidan, Chausa Hoard, Brameshwar Nath Temple and the list goes on. Varanasi is the main attraction at the distance of 132 km Buxur to explore the surrounding areas.

Hotels in Buxur

The city doesn’t have any 5-star hotel; however, there are numerous budget hotels to stay in Buxur to witness the grandeur of the city. We at Marvellous Holidays offers attractive tourist packages to enjoy your holidays here.

How to Reach Buxur

By Air : The adjacent domestic airport is Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport in Patna at the distance of 129 Km. You can take taxi or bus from Patna to reach Buxur to complete your journey.

By Rail : Buxur is the main railway station that is well connected to all the major cities. You can take taxi or bus from to your next destination after reaching Buxus by train.

By Road : Buxar is very well linked different cities. Ghazipur is 52 km, Varanasi is 132 km and Patna is 136 km from Buxur. There are regular buses and taxis available from different cities to reach Buxur by road.

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