Distance from the national capital Delhi-1101km
Distance from the state capital Patna-90 km
Pin code- 803111
Local transport-, q .v.Nalanda
ABOUT THE SITE—The site is one among among the several sun temples where famous Chath festival is celebrated with gaity and confirmed faith from very old days.The sun temple at Badgawnvillage is at about 2km north of Nalanda.
There is a sun pond for arghya performance It is said that leprosy and skin diseases are cured by taking bath in the pond during Chath.
OTHER SITE-Remnants of Nalanda andRajgir in nearby
FESTIVITY-Besides day today worship and special worship on Sunday and Chath is popular festivity of the site.
PRECAUTION—Naxal affected area