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Jhunjhunwa Pahad @ Pawai (Bihar)

 Jhunjhunwa Pahad @ Pawai (Bihar)

Jhunjhunwa Pahad Pawai:

Jhunjhunwa is a local word in Magdhi and it means an instrument that creates a specific melody sound. Pahad means mountain or a rock.  

The area is surrounded by lots of rocks and out of that there is a specific rock which looks same like others but it is different in characteristic. It creates a sound like a musical instrument when it is hit by another stone and this is the beauty of this stone.

This area is surrounded by mountains and lots of greenery situated at the bank of Batane river. There is also a Surya Mandir (Sun Temple) at a distance of 500 meters. The small local market called Sundarganj is at a distance of 1 km.

The government needs to give more attention to develop this place as a tourist hub.    

Visiting Timing:  Open all the time

Best time to visit: All time. During the summer it's very hot.

Entry Fees:  No entry fee. It's in the open place.
Pawai, Aurangabad, Bihar (India)

Special occasion:
No special occasion.

Places to visit near Aurangabad (Bihar):
  • Dev Surya Mandir
  • Satyachandi temple
  • Hanuman Mandir in Aurangabad 
  • Deo Kund 
  • Umga temple
  • Amjhar Sharif
  • Piru
  • Siris
Parking Places: Huge parking place is available at the site. There is no parking charges.

How to reach  Aurangabad: 

Indian Rail: The nearest railway station is Anugrah Narayan Road which is 13 km from Aurangabad. This railway station is on the route between Kolkatta to Delhi and lots of trains are available from different Indian cities. Regular autos and taxis are available at the railway stations.
Buses: The nearest bus station is in Aurangabad (Bihar) which is 5 km from the destination place. Regular buses are available from different cities like Patna, Ranchi, Varanashi, Kolkatta, etc. 
Airport: The nearest airport is Gaya International airport which is 81 km from Aurangabad. The airport is well connected with different cities in India. 
Private Taxis: Availability of private taxis, Autos are very good at Aurangabad (Bihar). 

Distance from Major Cities
  • Aurangabad: 05 km
  • Patna:  143 km     
  • Ranchi: 257 km
  • Varanashi: 171 km
  • Rajgir: 147 km 
  • Kolkatta: 514 km
  • Gaya: 86 km

No accommodation. You can find accommodation in Aurangabad (Bihar) which is a district town at a distance of around 4 km.

Food & Restaurant:
This place is situated in a village and there is no specific restaurant available for tourists. Very small shops with snacks are available in the village and not near the site.  You can find good restaurants in Aurangabad.

Few Photos:

Jhunjhunwa Pahad @ Pawai (Bihar)

Jhunjhunwa Pahad @ Pawai (Bihar)

Jhunjhunwa Pahad @ Pawai (Bihar)

Jhunjhunwa Pahad @ Pawai (Bihar)

Visit Date: 29 Apr 2020