Chinese Travellers During Gupta Period

  • Fa Hien: Visited during the reign of Chandragupta during 399-414 AD.
  • Huan Tsang: Visited during the reign of Harsha and lived in India for 16 years. He studied in Nalanda University. He is known as the Prince of Pilgrims. Nalanda was famous for its ‘Schools of Discussion” as noted by the students who had their own hostels. King Balaputradeva constructed a temple for the students of Java who came to study at Nalanda.
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