Kakolat Waterfall is one of the most ravishing waterfalls in India to be seen. The place has got lush green surroundings making it popular among tourists. It comes from Kakolat hills from the height of 160 ft. The waterfall finds a description in mythology according to which there was a king who had turned into a python because of a sage’s curse and he lived within the falls.
The amazing fact of this waterfall is that the water remains cool for the entire year and so you can enjoy your summers truly. There is also a myth as per which the Pandavas had visited the fall. Kakolat waterfall also boasts of a natural basin at the bottom.
For the dwellers as well as for the tourists, this spot is the best for picnic. It is also known for acting as a host for a big fair on the occasion of Chhat or Baisakhi Sakranti.
Apsad is located 15 miles from Nawada and is popular for Apsad Vishnu Temple. This amazingly built temple remains open throughout the year where devotees from various parts of the country come to offer prayers. Apsad is gem for the archaeology department as excavation at Apsad brought out wonderful elements of the historical time like antiquities like animal and human figures of terracotta.
The stone sculpture of Lord Vishnu was found here and is the reason for the existence of the temple here. Many articles were dug out like terracotta beads, glasses, bangles, miniature pots, vessels, jars, etc. The excavation yielded precious stones too. Hence, this place is a must visit at least for history lovers.
There is a small village situated in the northern side of Bihar in the Nawada district named Gunawa. The place has enormous religious significance for the Jain community as Gunawa has a Jain temple belonging to Shree Digambar Jain Siddha Kshreta Gunawaji.
It is situated in the centre of a lake. This temple has got forty temples in the premises. This temple is visited by a lot of tourists for sure and holds great religious beliefs associated with it. The temple is one of the best Jain temples that we have in India.
This pious place is where Ganadhara Indrabhuti Gautam attained Kevala Jnana (in Jainism it refers to the concept of attaining supreme knowledge and the road to true spitituality and obtaining omniscience). This temple is located in the proximity of Guniyaji Shri Gautam Swami Mandir which is again a place of worship revered by the people out here.
Rajauli is known for the beautiful small mountains covered with greenery. It has got a really rich environment. There is Rajauli Pass which passes through the Rajauli Ghat and there is an expansive road that will lead you to Chota Nagpur Plateau which is again a place worth watching. You can go to Kodarma and Jhumri Taliya. From there one can head to other tourist destinations like Hazaribagh and Ranchi.