Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Paharpur Buddhist Bihar

 Paharpur Buddhist Bihar.
Location: Naogaon, 

Somapura Mahavihara (Shompur MĂ´habihar) 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.