Four Holy places of Lord Buddha are the Places of all High Significance Holy Sites for Buddhists; where Lord Buddha was born, attained Enlightenment, preached first Sermon and attain Nirvana.
Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar are the primary pilgrimage places of Buddhist Circuits associated with the life and teachings of the Lord Buddha. There are numerous other sites where the Buddha and the saints that followed and traveled during his life after his transformation, which are held in deep veneration. Visitors can travel through this Buddhist Circuit today, to savor the splendid beauty and great appeal of Buddhism.
The greatest impetus to Buddha's teachings came from the Indian King Ashoka who went on a great pilgrimage visiting the important sites that are directly associated with his life, in the Footsteps of Lord Buddha.
Buddhist Circuit - Pilgrims in the footsteps of Lord Buddha
"O Bhikkhu, after my departure from the World when new members of the Order come and ask you what was your teacher like? To them you should show the four places. Tell them that here the Sakya Prince was born, here he attained Supreme Enlightenment, here he turned the wheel of the Dharma and here finally the Buddha entered into Mahaparinivana".