"Chronicles Of Bihar"

A City in Bihar, India

Interest Measure for Patna

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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How is the weather at Patna


Height(Altitude) of Patna from sea level:  189 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  25.6081755°N, 85.1255301°E
Ecosystem:  Plain , River  

Food, Culture and Language at Patna

Food Availability:  Indian, North Indian Cuisine 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
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Why travel Patna?

Patna was the hotspot of political, religious and cultural activities during the ancient period. It was known by the name of Pataliputra in ancient times. Located on the bank of Ganges, Patna is among the oldest surviving cities of the world.

Looking for a place with religion such as Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam under one roof then travel to Patna as part of a religious tour. Patna attracts tourists from all over the globe, though most are Buddhists from Japan and China.

Ranging from Patna Museum to Buddha Smriti Park, Patna has a large number of tourist spots.
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5 Places to visit and Things to do in Patna

Golghar at Patna


Being the most historical and recognizable monument of Patna, it has unique beehive shaped structure, the circular steps reaching to the top offers picturesque views. On a clear day, one can have a beautiful panoramic view of the city. The vast stretches of the River Ganga overlooking Bankipore Girls High School can provide a very good view on one side and city view on the other side. The sound and light show in the evening add special charm to this place which attracts tourists from al over the globe.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours
Patna Museum at Patna

Patna Museum

Patna Museum, unarguably is one of the well-maintained museums in the country which connects the glorious past with the modern age. Set up in the center of the city, the museum building houses splendid and the large collection of artifacts of the periods belonging to Mauryan, Gupta, Sunga, Kushan, Mughals and British era. The museum boasts of few collection which is unmatched elsewhere. The most attractive items are the long fossil of a tree, Yakshini, polished stone Mauryan statue. There is also a good collection of Tibetian literature & paintings. One can find here numerous Buddha statues, many of them bronze, belonging to different periods. This museum is worth a visiting.
Expenses - ₹10
Time needed - 2.5 hours
Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji at Patna

Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji

Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji is one of the 5 Takhts (Holy seats of Authority) of Sikhism. This is the birthplace of Guru Govind Singh who is the 10th and the last Guru of Sikh community. This Gurudwara was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. One can experience great spirituality here. A small museum is also situated in Gurudwara. Located in Patna City area on the banks of River Ganga, so to reach the gurudwara one needs to cross the wholesale market area which is quite cumbersome.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours
Mahavir Mandir at Patna

Mahavir Mandir

Mahavir Mandir, also known as the Hanuman Mandir is Patna's one of the leading Hanuman temples in the country. Daily thousands of devotees throng the temple and get solace from the worship of Hanumanji. It is a ‘manokamana’ mandir where devotees’ every wish is fulfilled and this is the reason for the ever-increasing number of devotees in the temple. The temple is located near the Patna Junction , So if you are coming to Patna from a train, you should first and must go to this temple and have the blessing of Lord Hanuman and feel the peace of the temple inside you.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2.5 hours
Buddha Smriti Park at Patna

Buddha Smriti Park

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Buddha Smriti Park, A beautiful multipurpose park has been developed by the Government to commemorate the 2554th birth anniversary of the Lord Buddha. His Holiness Dalai Lama inaugurated the park on 27th May 2010. The most eye catching attraction of the park is the 200 feet high Stupa. The dome rises high in the sky and provides a magnificent view of the park. The Stupa contains the relics of Buddha, secured in a glass enclosure. The Stupa is named as Pataliputra Karuna Stupa. This Park of Memories symbolizes Bihar's status as the place of both the origin and dispersion of Buddhism. The park also includes a Mediation Center, a Library, and a Museum. The park is decorated with the latest light technology and there is a laser event as well which looks damn fascinating in the night.
Expenses - ₹20
Time needed - 2.5 hours

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