Places of Interest

Katkauli ka Maidan

Katkauli ka Maidan, in Buxar, is one of the most visited tourist attractions in and around the region. The reason for the popularity of this site is the historical Battle of Buxar which was fought here between the East India Company and Mir Qasim (Nawab of Bengal), Shuja-ud-Daulah (Nawab of Awadh) and Shah Alam II (Mughal Emperor).

Bihari Ji Temple

Bihariji Temple is one of the most revered places in Buxar that is frequented by pilgrims, locals and tourists alike. It is situated approx. 15km away from Buxar. The temple was constructed in 1825 on orders of the then Maharaja of the erstwhile Dumraon, Jaiprakash Singh. The temple gained popularity in the world of art and culture Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan along with his father used to play Shehnai here. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and devotees from different parts of Bihar come here to offer their holy prayers.