There are a number of monasteries and temples in Bodhgaya and you will find the diversity in various types of monasteries and temples here. There are wide varieties of Buddhist culture due to its reach in various countries and Bodhgaya will see you through those cultures to gain more insight about Buddhism. There is a beautiful Indosan Nipponji Temple where you can get free sessions on Zen meditation. There are a number of monasteries in the complex each designed as per the culture of their homeland.
The most intriguing is the Thai Monastery which displays the colors of Thailand with a gold leaf and manicured garden. Both the Tibetan Karma Temple and Namgyal Monastery contain large prayer wheels and the huge Indossan Nipponji Temple is constructed with Japanese Pagoda style roof. There are monasteries depicting the cultures from various countries such as China, Burma, Bhutan, Vietnam, Tamang, Nepal etc. These remain open in the daytime only from sunrise to sunset.