Kolhua is a famous Buddhist excavation site situated approximately 65 km North-West of Patna, not far away from the other excavations at Vaishali. The excavations has revealed the famous Ashoka pillar containing life size statue of lion on the top, besides many other things. Kolhua was under the rule of Licchavis during the time of Buddha whose capital was at Vaishali. Buddha is said to have delivered his last sermon at Kolhua.
In a recent development, ASI has identified Kolhua among 25 ancient monuments across the country to be included under Adarsh Monuments, only one to be included in the list from Bihar. The inclusion will help in the creation and up gradation of the basic facilities available at Kolhua.
- Airport : The nearest airport is Jai Prakash Narayan Airport at Patna
- Railway : The nearest major railway station is at Muzaffarpur and Hajipur.
- Roads : It is well connected by roads
Where to stay :
Vaishali is the nearest place where moderate accommodation is available.