Bodhgaya is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage center in the world. It was here under a banyan tree, the Bodhi Tree, Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha,the Enlightened One. Born; in the foothills of the Himalayas as a Sakya prince of Kapilvastu (now in Nepal), most of the major events of his life, like enlightenment and last sermon, happened in Bihar. Tourist attrection of Bodhgaya are Mahabodhi Temple:Animesh Lochan Chaitya:Bodhi Tree:Chankramana:Ratnagarh: Other Treasures of Bodhgaya: 80 ft Statue of the Buddha