|Hotel Nalanda Regency is just 15 kms from Nalanda the complex of temples and monasteries are located at Rajgir. It is one of the most important tourist places of India. Being located in a valley, Rajgir is a very scenic place. The small hill-grit town is covered with lush green forest which adds to the beauty of the place.
Rajgir was the capital of the Magadh Mahajanpad (State) when Patliputra was not formed. In those days it was called Rajgrih. Rajgir or Rajgrih means the home of Royalty. This place has been associated with Lord Buddha and Buddhism. Buddha not only spent many years in Rajgir but also delivered sermons here and proselytized emperor Bimbisar at the Griddhakoota hill. The Jivekarmavan monastery was the favorite residence for Buddha. Even Bimbisar gave Venuvan Vihar to Buddha for his residence. It is said that it was at Rajgir that physician treated Buddha, Jivak after he was injured by his cousin Devdatta.