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The reason that the city of Bodhgaya gained prominence as a Buddhist pilgrimage center is due to the fact that Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment here many centuries ago. Legend has it that Lord Buddha sat meditating under a bodhi or peepal tree in Bodhgaya. It was there that he attained enlightenment. The Bodhi Tree is the most important and popular visiting place for the pilgrims as well as tourists in the city. Over the centuries, the tree was cut down many times, but a new one was always planted in the same place. A visit to Bodhgaya is incomplete without a holy visit to the site of the sacred Bodhi tree. You can get prayer beads made from the seeds of this tree, which is considered as a highly coveted religious souvenir.

Historical Context: It is believed that under this famous peepal tree, Siddhartha Buddha meditated and attained enlightenment around 2500 years ago.

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