The ancient city of Patna was known as Pataliputra during the Maurya reign, and was the capital of the Magadha Empire. Today, Patna, which is the capital and biggest city of Bihar, is located on the southern bank of the Ganges. The city is home to numerous vacation spots alongside several spiritual spots. Rajgir, Nalanda, Vaishali, Pawapuri, and Bodh Gaya are tourist destinations located close to the city of Patna. Other vacation spots in the ancient city of Patna include Kargil Chowk War Memorial, Kumhrar, Sher Shah Suri Masjid, Shitla Mata Temple, Gurdwara Gobind Ghat, Biscomaun Bhawan, Chiraiyatand Flyover, and Mahatma Gandhi Setu.
Top Reasons to Visit Patna
- To visit Golghar, an architectural marvel in Patna. Its dome is unique because it was built without the use of pillars and measures almost 29 meters in height.
- To visit Mahavir Mandir.
- To visit Patna Sahib Gurudwara, which is built on the site of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s birthplace.
- To see the ruins of the ancient university of Nalanda and get immersed in the glorious past of Bihar.To witness Patna Museum, which boasts over 20,000 historical and archaeological artifacts, including a fossil of a tree that dates back more than 200 million years.