To have a through look at the past of India, you should take a Patna India Tour. Patna is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world. It is located on the southern bank of the Ganges. The city is the capital of Bihar and was formerly known as Pataliputra, which was the capital of the Mauryan Empire. The name Patna is said to have been derived from Patan which happens to be the name of a Hindu Goddess Patan Devi. So if you want to have a look at India Glorious past book your Patna India Tour right now.
State Secretariat Building: This is one significant building in the entire city which you should definitely view on your Patna Tours. The building homes a Clock Tower and Martyrsí Memorial observing the death of seven school and college students who were cruelly killed by the armed forces of the British army during the Quit India movement of 1942.
As you book your Patna Tour we make sure that each day of your tour, you will explore something interesting and unique. Other than places of historical importance there are also many holy places for both Buddhists and Sikhs. You will also be fascinated to see that the people of Patna also combine the neighbouring places of Bhojpur, Mithila, Vujj and Anga. They primarily speak Hindi, Urdu, Bihari, Mithali, Maghi and English. Everything that you experience while on your Patna India Tour is sure to give you a wide range of wonderful memories which you will cherish for the rest of your lives.
Major Attractions of Patna India Tours:
Hanuman Mandir: This is one of the most revered temples that you should visit while on your Patna India Tour. The temple is located and right in front of the Patna Junction. As you visit this place you will find lots of devotees standing in the long winding queues to offer prayers in the traditional manner to the residing deity.
Kumhrar: This is an important place to visit in your Patna tours. This place is known for its impressive artifacts and ruins dating back to the Mauryan times that have been unearthed here. Here you will witness a huge pillared assembly hall, a Buddhist monastery, parts of Anand Bihar, clay figures and wooden beams.
Takht Shri Harmandir Saheb: This place occupies an important place for the Sikhs and was constructed by the ruler of Punjab, Maharaja Ranjit Singh. It is the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh Ji and is also popularly known as 'Takht Shri Patna Sahib'. Religious tourist must visit this place during the Patna India Tour.
Golghar: Marvel at this beehive shaped granary that was built for storing grains to be used during the times of famine. The foundation of the building is 125 meters in width and the walls are 3.6 meters thick. You can also get a picturesque view of the town and the Ganga River from its top as there are stairs outside of the building to reach the top.
Patna Museum: It is one of the main tourist attractions in your Patna Tours. It is also called Jadu Ghar. Here in this museum you will come across a wide collection of stone and bronze sculptures and terracotta figures of Hindu and Buddhist artists belonging to the ancient and medieval phase of Indian history. The most prized collection of this museum is Didarganj Yakshi.
Patna Planetarium: Your Patna India Tours would be incomplete without visiting this place. This place is the most indispensable things to watch in the city. It is also the largest Planetarium in Asia. Here you will see that regular film shows are conducted on the subjects relating to astronomy and exhibitions are also conducted here.
Qila House: This place is also known as the Jalan House. Here you will come across a treasure trove of interesting jade collections, Chinese paintings and various far-eastern works of art. These precious stuffs were collected by Diwan Bahadur Radhakrishan Jalan.
How to Reaching Patna:
By Air: Patna being the capital city of Bihar has excellent air connection to many important Indian cities like, Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata.
By Rail: Patna is a key railway station in the Eastern Railway division in India. Many important trains link the city to other significant railway stations all over India.
By Road: An extensive road network links Patna to major cities and tourist detonations within Bihar and neighboring states.