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Hotel Centaur Hokke (4 Star), Rajgir

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About Hotel Centaur Hokke

Inaugurated as a joint venture with the Hotel Corporation of India (HCI), Hotel Centaur Hokke epitomizes the fusion of Indo-Japanese culture. With a redbrick tower reminiscent of the ancient Stupas, dominating the centre. And surrounded on the periphery by classical Indian and Japanese architecture. All designed in keeping with sanctity of the locale - Rajgir, the site where Buddha preached his doctrine.

Hotel Specifications


There are 20 Japanese Style Rooms to accommodate 68 people with exotic Japanese décor. While hot tea and warm towels help you drive away all traces of fatigue, the room itself is a cozy one with fresh green mats, teak wood furniture and exotic lampshades to create an ambience of a real Japanese home.

There are 6 western style rooms to accommodate 12 people where comfort is clubbed with a fantastic view. You may relax in the midst of solid teak wood furniture, sip some hot tea and wipe fatigue away with warm, clean towels. Then enjoy a typically Indian scene from your window: the peepal tree and the elephant as it walks down the street.


There is a true Japanese restaurant with Japanese cooks and Indian cooks trained in Japan for 2 years. You could also ask for Indian cuisine with a special Japanese touch. The spacious high-roofed redbrick interior is complemented by teak wood.

You can eat Shrimp Tempura during the course of your Buddhist pilgrimage. The giant sea shrimps are really fresh and tasty. And when you have it with 'Sake', you'll really wonder where you are - in India or Japan.

All groups get the advantage of Viking service - eat as much as you want. The meals include wholesome vegetables like pumpkin, onion, carrot, eggplant, radish and cucumber. All these vegetables the Japanese are familiar with. But for the more adventurous, special Indian dishes are also offered.

Recreation & Health

The Prayer Hall is a Buddhist temple built to recreate the past. It is a huge 18-meter diameter cylindrical building, without a roof. Everybody is welcome to this temple - to ponder the teachings of Buddha or to meditate.

Basic Data

Country India
State Bihar
District Nalanda
City Rajgir
Location 110 km from Patna Airport 5 km from Rajgir Railway Station 4 km from Rajgir Bus Stand
Rooms 26 Rooms
Group Centaur


City Information

Situated 60 km southeast of the capital Patna, Rajgir is a holy town in the Indian state of Bihar. Rajgir was earlier known as Rajagriha meaning the Palace of the Royalty. It holds special importance especially for the followers of the Buddhist and Jain religions. It is believed that Gautam Buddha and Lord Mahavira visited and preached here many times. Moreover, it is Rajgir where the first Buddhist Council was held. Rajgir used to be the capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Magadh, till the son of King Ajatshatru shifted the capital to Pataliputra in the 5th century BC. Rajgir also has mention in the epic Mahabharat, making it a pilgrimage for all the three religions viz. Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism. Rajgir is also famous for Rajgir is famous for its rock-cut caves, forts, Buddhist ruins, shell inscriptions and the temples of Buddhists, Jains and Hindus.