Archaeological Sites in India: Nalanda
Located: The site is located about 88 kilometers south east of Patna, and was a religious center of learning from the fifth century CE to 1197 CE.
Ruins: A number of ruined structures survive. Nearby is the Surya Mandir, a Hindu temple.
Lok Sabha constituency: Nalanda
Vidhan Sabha constituency: Nalanda
Famous for: Ancient center of higher learning