Tibetan Refugee Market
#14 of 19 Places to Visit in Bodhgaya
Distance (From Bodhgaya Bus Stand): 1 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Near Bodhgaya Bus Stand
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 500 m from Bodhgaya Bus Station, Tibetan Refugee Market is a shopping area in Bodhgaya, Bihar. Situated opposite to Bodhgaya Bus Stand, it is one of the best places for shopping lovers in Bodhgaya.
Located on the northern side of the Mahabodhi Temple, the Tibetan Refugee Market is a seasonal market set up in the month of November till March. This market is especially for warm clothes and other textile materials. The market is quite famous among the locals and travelers, as they can get knickknacks along with some exotic Tibetan and Chinese food stalls. Right from budget products to expensive items, one can get complete solutions for fashion and lifestyle at this market.
Tibetan Refugee Market is the best place to buy a souvenir in Bodhgaya. A visit to this market is never boring, and it is not complete without buying something from here. One can spend a couple of hours by just looking at various handicraft articles of the Tibetan faith. The statues of Lord Buddha are available in materials like sandalwood and metal in various poses. All the shops are mostly run by people belonging to Tibetan culture. Bargaining with the shopkeepers is a fun activity that both the sellers and buyers enjoy.
Timings: 9 AM - 8 PM