The ruins of Nalanda
The ruins of Nalanda are spread over 14 hectares of land which is apparently only a fraction of the vast area. This area houses supported 10000 students and 2000 teachers, besides, a large number of support staff. Among the ruins, one can be seen several Buddhist structures including stupas, chaityas, temples and monasteries.
Stupa of Sariputta
Sariputta is one of the most impressive structures among the ruins. It is believed to be the most prominent disciples of Buddha and became a celebrated Arhat. It has accomplished salvation. According to the believers, the stupa was born in this city and died as well. It is also considered as an impressive structure that has a pyramidal shape and towers above the entire complex.
This Surya temple is a most captivating spot in Nalanda that is dedicated to the Sun God. It is also considered the major Nalanda among other tourist attractions. It has five feet high statue of Goddess Parvati is the main attraction of the temple. There are some beautiful statues of Buddhist and Hindu deities in this place.
Nanlanda museum is the most beautiful spot that was established in 1971 with the major aim of protecting the heritage of this spot and telling the background stories the visitors about the history of Nalanda. It also exhibits a large amount of artifacts compassing manuscripts, seals, and statues.