Bhagalpur Tourism

Bhagalpur is a city situated on the southern banks of river Ganges in the Indian state of Bihar. It is the 3rd largest city of Bihar and also the headquarters of Bhagalpur district and Bhagalpur division. It is one of the major educational, commercial and political centres in Bihar and East India. One of the latest national level recognitions for Bhagalpur is to get itself finalised under the list of Smart Cities the Central Government would develop very soon along with the help of local corporation. The city was referred to as one of the largest trading centres in India by the 7th century Chinese travellers Xuanzang and Faxian. At that time the city had a large harbour at Champanagar, now known as Champanala on the Ganges which flows through the western boundary of the present city near Nathnagar. Many boats and coins of the Middle and Far East were collected during archaeological excavations carried out during the 1970s. The silk industry in the city is the most prominent which is a practice being undertaken since hundreds of years old by the local artisans .Silkworms are employed to produce the very renowned Tussar Silk from which Tussar Saree is manufactured. Bhagalpur is thus known as the "Silk City". The silk manufactured in Bhagalpur is Known as "Ahimsa Silk". The Silk Institute and Agricultural University are located in the city. Other education facilities include the Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, T.N.B.Law College and Homeopathic colleges. In 2010, Bihar Agricultural University was set up in Sabour, Bhagalpur. The Gangetic plains surrounding the city are very fertile and the main crops include rice, wheat, maize, barley, and oilseeds. The economy of Bhagalpur is dependent mainly on agriculture and small businesses. The river is home to the Gangetic dolphin, the National Aquatic Animal of India, which is found in Ganges Basin and the Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary is established near the town.

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A place in India, Bhagalpur is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. To explore Bhagalpur, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Bhagalpur.

  • Know the pollution level of Bhagalpur before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 79.76 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 82.14 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 78.57 (High)
  • How safe is Bhagalpur for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bhagalpur.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 87.5 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 87.5 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety Index 28.68 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 63.64 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.07 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bhagalpur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 19.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 33.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.51 USD

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