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Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Paharpur Buddhist Bihar
Paharpur Buddhist Bihar.
Somapura Mahavihara (Shompur Môhabihar) in Paharpur, Badalgachhi Upazila, Naogaon District, Bangladesh (25°1'51.83"N, 88°58'37.15"E) is among the best known Buddhist Biharas in the Indian Subcontinent and is one of the most important archaeological sites in the country. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.