Patliputra (now, Patna) used to be the den of Magadha Kingdom some thousands of years back. It is a city that resonates its vibrant past through its landscapes, greenery and world famous heritage.
Patna, the capital of Bihar, is prominent worldwide for its rich history and legacy. These days, Patna is one of the hottest destinations in the eastern part of the country. Travelers and tourists definitely love this city. They throng to the city round the year.
Patna is well connected to all the parts of the country by rail, air and road routes. Tourists can directly visit any of the famous spots of the city from Patna Junction-railway station or Patna airport.
Top 5 Places to Visit in Patna
5) Golghar: This architectural wonder once happened to be the granary of the British Army. Built by Captain John Garstin in 1786, Golghar is one of the most prominent landmarks in Patna. Tourists visiting the place never forget to appreciate the wonder of this monument. Visitors enjoy climbing to the top through its unique spiral staircase. Golghar offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the holy river Ganga.
4) Mahavir Mandir: Also known as Hanuman Mandir, this famous temple, is located just outside Patna Junction railway station. No doubt, visitors straightaway take blessings from Lord Hanuman before proceeding towards their desired destination. It is hardly 5 Km away from Boring Road — the city’s thriving fast-food destination.
3) Takht Sri Patna Sahib: Historically speaking, Patna Sahib Gurudwara was built under Mahara Ranjit Singh in the loving memory of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. It is a world-famous destination for the Sikh populace across the globe.
The narrow lanes of Ashok Rajpath to Patna Sahib or Patna City area will eventually lead you to the doorstep of the pious Gurudwara entry gate. You will love the calm, serene and devotional landscape at Patna Sahib Gurudwara.
2) Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan (Patna Zoo): It was established as a botanical garden in 1969. It is a home to around 300 species of trees, herbs, and other plants. It is an ideal place to visit for a picnic, party or simply to enjoy the din and bustle of the wildlife.
Hippos, Rhinos, and Tigers among other animals and birds are the prime attraction of this place.
1) Patna Museum: It was built by the British rulers in traditional Mughal and Rajput style. Patna Museum is located in the city’s famous museum road. Patna Museum has a collection of more than 20,000 historical artifacts and other ancient stuff.
So what are you waiting for? If you haven’t been to Patna ever, then come here and see one of the nation’s ancient most cities — still trying to get in touch with its lost heritage.