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It was a religious hub since 12th century

It was a religious hub since 12th century  Video Review
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Maner Sharif

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
11th Aug 17

This college was founded in 1939 by Radha Mohan Ji

This college was founded in 1939 by Radha Mohan Ji  Video Review
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College Of Arts & Crafts

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
13th Aug 17

Valuable & priceless gift for citizens by Khuda Bakhsh

Valuable & priceless gift for citizens by Khuda Bakhsh  Video Review
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Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
13th Aug 17

A religious place in Azimabad, Patna

A religious place in Azimabad, Patna  Video Review
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Pathar Ki Masjid

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
13th Aug 17

Nice place to visit

Nice place to visit  Video Review
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Buddha Smirti Park

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
12th Aug 17

This is having 2 parts, excellent leisure park

This is having 2 parts, excellent leisure park  Video Review
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Eco Park

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
11th Aug 17

Memorial dedicated to seven young men

Memorial dedicated to seven young men  Video Review
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Martyr's Memorial

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
11th Aug 17

This spectacular hollow structure was built in1786

This spectacular hollow structure was built in1786  Video Review
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Golghar

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
11th Aug 17

Many freedom movements were held as Quit India etc

Many freedom movements were held as Quit India etc  Video Review
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Gandhi Maidan

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
11th Aug 17

Nice Golghar

Nice Golghar  Video Review
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Golghar

Aparna abhijit
18th Mar 17

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1For boating at Prakriti Tirtha park
For boating at Prakriti Tirtha park

HolidayIQ Reviewer Iam SBK shares, “Rajarhat Kolkata New Town Eco Park or Prakriti Tirtha is an urban park located in Rajarhat. Paddle boating is available at a cost of Rs. 50 /- for four people for half an hour.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rishabh Verma says, “A good place to hang out with friends; Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan is a very big zoo with many animals, fishes, and birds. It has a big lake in the middle where you can do boating. The entry fee is Rs. 25 for adults which is totally paisa vasool.

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2Let your kids be fascinated by history at Patna Museum
Let your kids be fascinated by history at Patna Museum

HolidayIQ Reviewer Akshay Verma shares, “One can also hang out with friends and family in greenery.

HolidayIQ Reviewer ABHISHEK KUMAR adds, “If you are on a family trip then you should definitely visit this place and expand some time here. Your child gonna love this place.

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sumit Jha adds, “Overall you'll definitely not regret coming here You can come here with your family members and spend a memorable time viewing different varieties of plants, temple, Patna museum.

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3Age is no bar when it comes to fishing at Patna lake
Age is no bar when it comes to fishing at Patna lake

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rishabh Verma says, “A good place to hang out with friends...There is a big lake in the middle where you can go boating and enjoy fishing. The entry fee is Rs. 25 for adults which is totally paisa vasool. It is approachable by autos and buses from various locations like Patna junction, Ashiana, Boring Road, Saguna more, etc. Fishing in the lake is a different experience. Definitely, visit if you are in Patna. There is a restaurant inside which caters your hunger. There is a rose garden which has different species of Roses and a small amusement park for kids.

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4For an affordable gaming night at Eco Park
For an affordable gaming night at Eco Park

HolidayIQ Reviewer Iam SBK says, “New Town Eco Park or Prakriti Tirtha is an urban park located in Rajarhat. The park is situated on a 480 acres plot and is surrounded by a 104 acres water body, with a magnificent island in the middle of Kolkata city...Gaming zone here is considered to be one of the best in the state. You just need to spend fifty rupees for an hour of the gaming session.The gaming zone is also replete with wall paintings and more. 

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5To catch sight of the rare birds at Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan
To catch sight of the rare birds at Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rishabh Verma shares, “A good place to hang out with friends; Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan is a very big zoo with many animals, fishes, and birds. It has a big lake in the middle where you can do boating and watch birds. The entry fee is Rs. 25 for adults which is totally paisa vasool. It is approachable by autos and buses from various locations like Patna junction, Ashiana, Boring Road, Saguna more, etc. There is a restaurant inside which will take care of your hunger pangs.”

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Reviews (98)

Gurmeet kaur madhu

Gurmeet kaur madhu5.0/5

2 reviews

Patna

I visited Karma 3 hours far from Patna, for inaugural function of TPS school, which is going to be a unique school, combination of Indian Sanskaras, European menarism and USA ideas. Children if this school will be more happier persons, than Finland, which is first on criteria of happiness.

Mirza dilshad baig

Mirza dilshad baig5.0/5

1 review

Little bit is good

I know that Patna is good place. More place is there for visiting purpose good But road is not. I was gone there but I seen there bus stand also not good and there was some people behavior are there not good. Example ::= kooli. Conductor and chela people not well. Otherwise all places is good one more baat there. Otherwise DARBHANGA se better is there one more baat atmosphere is very dangerous

Patna Overview

History of Patna

Situated on the Southern banks of the Ganges, Patna, the capital of Bihar, has a rich history behind it. There are other four rivers that join the Ganges in Patna. These are Ghaghara, Gandak, Punpun and Sone. The city is located at an altitude of 53 metres. Patna has one of the world?s longest bridges in the world, the Mahatma Gandhi Setu on the River Ganga. In terms of population, Patna is the second largest city of eastern India.

The history of Patna can be traced back to 493 BC, when a king of the Magadha empire, Ajatashatru, fortified the then called Pataligrama. His son, Udayi continued the dynasty and developed the village into a town and thus, Pataliputra was formed.Later, Pataliputra was ruled by many dynasties, the most important of which is the Mauryan empire, under which was developed. It was also the capital of the Magadha Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Gupta, Mauryan, Pala, Sunga and Suri dynasties.Under the reign of the Mauryan dynasty, kings Chandragupta Maurya and Asoka were responsible for turning Patna into an educational and cultural hub. Many foreign travellers including Megasthenes and Fa Hien had visited Pataliputra and had expressed immense praise for the city. Patna is known for its Buddhist remains and is also a sacred place for the Sikh Community, since many of the Sikh Gurus were born here. The Buddha also is said to have passed through Pataliputra during the last part of his life.

People and Culture of Patna

The major tourist attractions of Patna are Khuda Baksh Oriental Library, Patna Museum, Golgarh, the Patna Cemetery, Padri-Ki-Haveli (a church), Har Mandir, Agam Kuan and a host of other structures. Places that are close by include Nalanda, where one of the oldest universities of the world was established.And the best way to explore this historical city is by hiring a taxi. A host of local travel companies can be contacted to rent private taxis. Tourists visiting Patna must visit local bazaars to buy traditional weaves like the locally-made sarees and Madhubani paintings. Travellers must try local delicacies like litti chokha, milk pedas and chaats. Patna is famous mainly for the historical importance and is a holy place for both Buddhists and Sikhs. The people of Patna also combine the neighbouring places of Bhojpur, Mithila, Vujj and Anga. They primarily speak Hindi, Urdu, Bihari, Mithali, Magadhi and English.

Things to Do in Patna

Patna is well connected by rail, road and air. The city has five major railway stations to which there are regular trains from major cities of India. There is also the Loknayak Jayaprakash Airport in the city that is well connected to other cities by international and domestic flights. Road transport is also available from many north Indian cities. The best season to visit the ancient and historical city of Patna is from the month of October to February.

Photos of Patna

Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Patna

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Aditya Agarwal

Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Patna
Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Patna

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Aditya Agarwal

Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Patna
Gol Ghar, Patna

Photo by

Arvind Kumar

Gol Ghar, Patna
Gol Ghar, Patna

Photo by

Arvind Kumar

Gol Ghar, Patna

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