The former capital city of Licchavi, flourished starting from the 6th century BC. Once prosperous capital of one of the first known democracies in the history of the world. Several important monuments exist up to this day including Ananda Stupa and Asokan pillar.
|Location, GPS coordinates:||25.9922 N 85.1210 E|
|Categories:||Cities and towns, Ancient cities and towns, Abandoned cities and towns|
|Values:||Architecture, Archaeology, Visual|
|Where is located?||Asia, India, Bihar, Tirhut Division, some 50 km north from Patna|