About Sherghati

Sherghati is a town in Gaya district of Bihar. The Morhar river flows through the town. It belongs to Magadh division. Gaya, Bodh Gaya, Rafiganj, and Makhdumpur are some of the nearby cities from here. The place lies on the border of Gaya District and Chatra District.

About Sherghati

Geography of Sherghati

Sherghati is located at geographical coordinates of 24.57°N and 84.78°E with an average elevation of 121 meters or 396 feet. It is located 31 KM towards South from the district headquarters of Gaya and 136 KM towards North from the state capital of Patna. It is surrounded by Gurua Block towards North, Dobhi Block towards East, Amas Block towards West and Bodhgaya Block towards North. It is quite hot in summer season here with the temperature reaching 43 °C.

Transport in Sherghati

The town has road connectivity to all nearby cities and there are frequent buses operating on different routes along with the availability of autos and taxis. Gaya Junction is the nearest major railway station from here, located at a distance of 32 KM. Other nearby railway stations from here are Guraru and Rafiganj. Gaya airport is the nearest airport.

History of Sherghati

Sherghati which today forms part of Bihar was once under Chero rule but during 1700 it came under the rule of Rohilla chief Azam Khan. In 1857, Raja Jehangir Bux Khan revolted against the British from here. In 1865, a meteorite that came from Mars fell over here and is kept in a London Museum currently. It is known as Shergotty meteorite.

Culture of Sherghati

Maithili, Hindi and Urdu are the local languages spoken here. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 40,666 of which 21,174 are males and 19,492 are females. Of the entire population, around 63% are Hindus and 37% are females. Sherghati has a literacy rate of 74.34% which is higher than the state average of 61.8%.

Tourism in Sherghati

There are many places of tourist interest in and around Sherghati. Some of the popular tourist attractions include Mahabodhi Temple, Vishnupad Temple, Dungeshwari Cave Temples, Barabar Caves, Bodhi Tree, Chinese Temple and MonasteryBodhgaya Archaeological Museum, Muchalinda Lake, Royal Bhutan Monastery & Thai Temple and Monastery. The area is close to the heart of those who follow Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism. There are also many great constructions of past in the area that are worth visiting.

Utility Services in Sherghati

Below is the list of some common services available in Sherghati.

Hotels in Sherghati

The Royal Residency
Address: Domuhan Road, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
Phone: 095254 03646

Kundan Bazar Guest House
Address: Bhagalpur Rd, Bhagalpur, Belsar, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
Phone: 095467 93434

Hotel Delta International
Address: Do Muhan Road, Gaya Dist, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
Phone: 0631 220 0854

Hotel Taj Darbar
Address: Belsar, Gaya, Domuhan Bodhgaya Road, Bodh Gaya, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
Phone: 0631 220 1178

Hotel C K International
Address: Domuhan Road, Gaya, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
Phone: 090318 49580

Hotel Heritage
Address: Domuhan-Bodhgaya Road, Near Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya, Gaya, Bihar 824231
Phone: 099349 69330

Restaurants in Sherghati

Hotpot Restaurant
Address: Sherghati, Bihar 824211

Aashirwad Restaurant
Address: Hattia Mohalla, Sherghati, Bihar 824211
Phone: 091220 46778

Gupta Family Restaurant
Address: Sherghati, Bihar 824237
Phone: 090063 35450

Guddu Fast Food Center
Address: Dak Bangla Road, Purani Chatti Mohalla, Sherghati, Bihar 824211
Phone: 085070 51996

Hospitals in Sherghati

Referral Hospital
Address: Sherghati, Bihar 824237

RIIMS
Address: Sherghati, Bihar 824211
Phone: 090976 00850

Naturopathic Clinic
Address: Sherghati, Bihar 824211
Phone: 095344 65640

J K Memorial Hospital
Address: Sherghati, Gaya, NH-2, Bagaha Dhala Road, Gaya, Gaya, Bihar 824211

Veterinary Hospital
Address: Sherghati, Bihar 824237

Sun Life Clinic
Address: Sherghati - Cherki - Gaya Rd, Sherghati, Bihar 824237
Phone: 095762 94036

Goyal Dental Clinic
Address: Rousbaganj, Sherghati, Bihar 824211

Puja Medical Hall
Address: Golabazar, Sherghati, Bihar
Phone: 099344 32236
 
Mishra Nursing Homes
Address: Naya Bazar, Sherghati, Bihar
Phone: 06326 242 023

Komal Medical Hall
Address: Hattia Mohalla, Sherghati, Bihar 824211

Hanumant Kripa Nursing Home
Address: Hattia Mohalla, Sherghati, Bihar 824211

Vishnu Vihar Hospital
Address: Sherghati - Cherki - Gaya Rd, Jail Area, Gaya, Bihar 823001

Apex Clinic
Address: Sherghati - Cherki - Gaya Rd, Gaya, Bihar 823004
Phone: 074061 13344

Chemists in Sherghati

Baijnath Medical
Address: Sherghati, Bihar 824211

Asha Pharma
Address: Gola Bazar, Sherghati, Bihar 824211

Kundan Medical Hall
Address: Gaya - Sherghati Rd, Rousbaganj, Gaya, Bihar 824211

Reliance Medical Hall
Address: Gaya - Sherghati Rd, Gaya, Bihar 824211

B K Medical Hall
Address: Gaya - Sherghati Rd, Gaya, Bihar 824211

Ayurvedic Medical
Address: 824211, Sherghati, Bihar

Komal Medical Hall
Address: Gaya - Sherghati Rd, Gopalpur, Bihar 824237

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