On the banks of the Ganga, was the capital of the Republic of Vaijji. Lord Buddha visited Vaishali more than once and the Jain Tirthankar, Lord Mahavira is be lieved to have been born here. Buddha stupa I & II, Bawan Pokhar Temple, Ashoka pillar, Shanti stupa, Vishal ka garh, Coronation tank, Kundupur, etc attract tourists. Airport: Patna (56 km). Railhead: Hajipur (35 km).