Sasaram Travel Guide

Amid the Vedic age, Sasaram was a piece of the antiquated Kashi kingdom. Sasaram name is begun from the Sahastraram. Amid old times,king sahastrabahu governed over the area including the present Sasaram. The Brahmin warrior, Parsuram battled with sahastrabahu in Sasaram. After the war was finished, the place was named by the initials of sahastrabahu and the remainder of Parsuram, consequently the name - sahastra + smash, making the name as Sahastraram. Sasaram was initially named Shah Serai (signifying "Place of King") as it is the origin of the Afghan lord Sher Shah Suri, who controlled over Delhi, a lot of northern India, what is currently Pakistan, and eastern Afghanistan for a long time, in the wake of crushing the Mughal Emperor Humayun. Huge numbers of Sher Shah Suri's legislative practices were embraced by the Mughals and the British Raj including tax collection, organization, and the working of a cleared street from Kabul to Bengal.

Sher Shah Suri's 122 feet (37 m) red sandstone tomb, worked in the Indo-Afghan style remains amidst a fake lake at Sasaram. It gets intensely from the Lodhi style, and was once shrouded in blue and yellow coated tiles showing an Iranian impact. The monstrous unattached arch likewise has a tasteful part of the Buddhist stupa style of the Mauryan time frame. The tomb of Sher Shah's dad Hasan Khan Suri is additionally at Sasaram, and stands amidst a green field at Sherganj, which is known as Sukha Rauza. About a kilometer toward the north west of Sher Shah's tomb lies the deficient and weather beaten tomb of his child and successor, Islam Shah Suri. Sasaram likewise has a baulia, a pool utilized by the head's consorts for showering.

Tourism in Sasaram

The stronghold of Sher Shah Suri at Rohtasgarh is in Sasaram. This fortress has a history going back to the seventh century AD. It was worked by Raja Harishchandra for the sake of his child Rohitashwa, child of famous lord Harishchandra, known for his honesty. It houses the Churasan sanctuary, Ganesh sanctuary, diwan-e khas, diwan-e-aam, and different structures going back to various hundreds of years. The fortification additionally filled in as the base camp of Raja Man Singh amid his rule as the legislative leader of Bihar and Bengal under the routine of Akbar. The Rohtaas fortress in Bihar ought not be mistaken for another fortification of a similar name, close Jhelum, Punjab, in what is currently Pakistan. The Rohtaas fortress in Sasaram was likewise worked by Sher Shah Suri, amid the period when Humayun was ousted from Hindustan.

There is a sanctuary of Goddess Tarachandi, two miles toward the south, and an engraving of Pratap Dhawal on the stone near the sanctuary of Chandi Devi. Hindus in expansive number gather to venerate the goddess. Dhuwan Kund, situated around 36 km. Gupta Dham is additionally a vacationer goal and religious place, arranged in the Chenari Block of this area. This place is a well known focus of Shiva-Aradhana. Hindus in extensive numbers amass here to adore the Lord Shiva. The two cascades have enough ability to create 50-100 MW of power, whenever used properly.


There are a few landmarks close Sasaram, the headquarter of Rohtas area, including Akbarpur, Deomarkandey, Rohtas Garh, Shergarh, TaraChandi, Dhuwan Kund, Gupta Dham, Bhaluni Dham, Historical Gurudwara and Tombs of Chandan Shaheed, Hasan Khan Sur, Sher Shah, Salim Sah and Alawal Khan.

Rohtas, south of Sasaram, is known to have been the home of one Satyawadi Raja Harischandra, named for his child, Rohitashwa.

Samadhi of Shree 1008 Shree Swami Parmeshwara Nand Ji Maharaj, otherwise called Adwait Ashram, Dakshin Kutia, arranged in Parampuri (Raipur Chaur) 12 kilometers (7.5 mi) from Sasaram. Adwait Ashram has around 24 branches over the nation in numerous states. The home office is in Sasaram, and is otherwise called Navlakha Ashram.

An Insight into Sasaram Tourism

Places to Visit in Sasaram

Waterfalls There are two remarkable waterfalls, to be specific, the dhua kund and the Majhar Kund. These waterfalls are used by the government to provide hydroelectricity. These waterfalls are the most visited excursions in the city. They lived in crowd throughout the year. Despite being surrounded by a heap of sights, falls are marvelous which can calm any pitching heart.

Sher Shah Suri’s Tomb A few months after Sher Shah Suri's death, Islam Shah had finished the tomb. The tomb is situated between a manmade lake. Octagonal Tomb is an example of the Pathan style of architectural design in India. Tomb is India's second largest dome. The tomb is carved with many small vaults and arches. The wonderful tomb is the remaining parts of a ruthless Pioneer.

Mata Tara Chandi Temple Mata Tara Chandi Mandir is one of the 52 Shakti Peetha in India where the goddess remains physically. The story behind the development of various temples is one of commitment, love and compassion. The folklore behind the temples is that the association of Sati and Shiva was not approved by Sati's father. Not ready to sack her father, Sati has chosen to end her existence. God could not bear the pain of separating from his important second and can go on the steps of the demolition, which is the bash. Therefore, to maintain the demolition carried by Shiva, Vishnu used his Sudarshan Chakra and threw the sarebram of sati into pieces. These pieces fell to better places in the subcontinent. It is said that the eyes have come to Sasaram in the temple. The sanctuary is dedicated to Goddess and God who loved her.

Rohtaas Fort It is said that Rohtaas fort was constructed by King Harishchand. The King who was famous for his reality and high ethical code. The fort was under Mughal control until Humayun Sher was not killed in the battle of Shah Suri. Political, financial and regulatory importance was raised between the rule of Suri Sasaram. During this period, many monuments were built in this area. In the request of King Man Singh, the fort was pulled back by Mughal forces and made a part of Akbar's Empire. Being a compulsory British financial focus, the city and its fortune took over the job of inadequacy of 1857. During the time of the revolt, Amar Singh saved many warriors who fought for independence. This fort remained impermeable and for a while and kept the British regiment on the opposite side.

Shergarh After conquer of region of Humayun by Sher Shah Suri, he constructed this fort. The story behind the development of Shergarh Fort is a mysterious puzzle. Many researchers have given many explanations behind this, although there is no consensus on this.

How to reach Sasaram

How to reach Sasaram by Air: The nearest airport to Sasaram is in Gaya at a distance of 99kms. You can take taxi, or bus from Gaya to Sasaram. Roadway is well connected with Gaya to Sasaram.

How to reach Sasaram by Train : You can travel to the train from Patna to Sasaram which is 150 KM approximately. You can catch a train from Patna and can land in the Sasaram. The train costs about Rs. 119. Or either if you are moving from Delhi to Sasaram, then it will take approximately 10-12 hours to reach.

How to reach Sasaram by Road : Travelling in a bus is one of the ways to reach Sasaram. The total journey between Delhi to Sasaram is around 12 hr and 30 minutes. Total fare for bus travel from Delhi to Sasaram is Rs 1200/-. You can take A/C Volvo bus to reach to Sasaram from Delhi.

Best time to visit Sasaram

Between October and March, winter is the best time to go to Sasaram. The temperature in late spring (between March and May) can be healthy between 45 degrees Celsius, and it can inspire intolerance to enter into every part of the district during these months.

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