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Lauria Nandangarh

Lauria Nandangarh, with historical and archeological significance, is a town in West Champaran District of Bihar.

Lauria Nandangarh boasts the remains of a huge stupa named Nandangarh. This stupa is 26 m high, and is conjectured to be Ashes Stupa, in which ashes of Buddha were enshrined. Another attraction is Ashoka Pillar (32 ft high), which is a single block of polished sandstone. The bell shaped capital, with a circular abacus, supports the statue. This pillar is to the east of the town.

Lauria Nandangarh is 24 km north-west of Bettiah. Other nearby towns are Patilar to the west, Tikulia to the east and Ramnagar and Mujra to the north.

Patna Airport and Bettiah Railway Station are the nearest access points.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: West Champaran
Location: Lauria Nandangarh    


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