An ancient place, settled beautifully on the southern bank of river Ganga, Patna is the capital city of Bihar. It’s a perfect setting for history lovers and a guide to spiritual legacy. Culturally vibrant, it is an excellent starting point for visiting various Buddhist and Jain pilgrim centers. As old as 493 BC, the city has been a capital to the Magadha Empire, which guided it towards becoming a cultural and educational hub. Patna comes alive with its festivals; Chatth puja, Makar-sankranti and Holi, which are celebrated with great zeal. Tiny shops surround narrow streets, a flourishing trade center with prospects of a bright future. The city is sure to charm you.
World’s oldest capital city, Patna has an unbroken history of many centuries that goes back over two millennia. A fertile arched stretch of land along the bank of the Ganges, each ruler who ascended in power established his dynastic glory by giving this capital a new name. Thus, the city metamorphosed through Pushpapura, Pataliputra, Azeemabad and finally into the present day Patna.
Built during the Mughal reign, this is the oldest mosque in the city, standing on the Ghats of the river Ganga.
This tallest building in the city is a monument with a beautiful history and a sense of respect in peoples minds.
Patna is served by Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport. It is a national airport, connected to all major cities of India via daily flights. Gaya Airport is the only international airport in Bihar.
Situated in the heart of the city, Patna Junction is the major link to all parts of India.
Motorable roads and good highways make Patna an easily accessible via road.
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