Popularly known as Patliputra in ancient times, Patna happened to be the hotspot of politics, religion and several cultural activities. Presently, it is one of the oldest surviving cities of India. The strategic location of this wonderful city has made it the capital city of the state of Bihar. People visit Patna for several reasons. Tourism is one of the reasons that is utterly flourished here and visitors often Patna holiday packages to enjoy a pleasant weekend in this city.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Takht Shri Harmandir Saheb:
It is one of the most admired Gurdwaras in India, which was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. It is often called as 'Takht Shri Patna Sahib.'
This is a beautiful temple near Patna Junction and is one of the main tourist attractions of Patna. The temple is famous for its architectural elegance and the amazing Prasad naivedyam.
This oval shaped granary was built for storing grains. From the base, Golghar is 125 meters wide and its walls are 3.6 meters thick. The place enjoys the panoramic and picturesque view of Patna from the top of the building.
Patna Museum displays a large collection of items discovered by excavation at Patna and its nearby places. The museum features an array of stone and bronze sculptures and several art works of Hindu and Buddhist artists. These artifacts are the part of the ancient and medieval phase of Indian history.
Shopping in Patna:
You can buy several things from Patna as it is a great place to enjoy shopping. In Patna, you can find several markets, including Lalji Market, Khetan Market, Maurya Lok Complex and Hathwa Market to have excellent shopping experiences. Madhubani painting is a must buy thing over here.