GAYA is one of the major tourist attraction cities in the state of Bihar. It is about 100KM far from the capital city patna in Bihar. GAYA is clealy mentioned in both greate epic - The RAMAYANA and The MAHABHARATA. The city is surrounded three sides with rocky hills and the fourth side with the river - PHALGU.
It is said that Gaya is also very much famous for its ritual PIIND DAAN on the bank of PHALGU river. It is the place where Rama with Lakshmana and Sita had come to offer Pind Daan for their father - Dasharath.
According to Wikipedia, the city Gaya is globally popular with its both Ancient and Modern history. Its administrative details also defines its more than 100 years of history to us. Just becuse of its three side rock hills surrunding, its climates are characterised by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed rainfall throughout the year.
Point of Attraction
As Gaya is very much popular for its pilgrimage sites, the city will attract you to involve with its historical identities. If you plan to visit GAYA, plan a complete day for every attraction in and around the city. Popular point of attractions are - Vishnupad Temple, Phalgu River, Bodhgaya, Nalanda University, Raajgir, Pawapuri, etc..